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Chatham »

Chatham Needs More Jobs, Fewer Dropouts to Return to Glory, Leaders Say

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) said the city, state and county need to invest more in Chatham.

Englewood »

Englewood High School to Offer Gardening to Students

The City Council on Wednesday approved $128,000 to help build an Englewood garden.

Grand Crossing »

Three Shot, One Fatally, in Daytime Shootings on South Side

A fatal shooting occurred Wednesday near a local office of Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago), police said.

Grand Crossing »

Chicago Civil Rights Leaders Remember Nelson Mandela's Life, Legacy

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush remembered how Mandela would inspire even the most powerful world leaders.

Near West Side »

Black Panther Supporters to Re-enact Fred Hampton's Slaying on West Side

Supporters of the Black Panther Party will reunite Wednesday to remember its slain leader Fred Hampton.

Englewood »

Rush and Kirk Tour Englewood, Agree on Need for Jobs, Disagree on Gangs

Lack of jobs is a bigger issue than the Gangster Disciples, Rep. Rush said.

Englewood »

Bobby Rush Denies He Sold Out Englewood for $50K

U.S. Rep. Rush said he has always done right by his Englewood constituents.

South Shore (above 79th) »

Gun Violence Victims' Relatives Push For Federal Funds for Trauma Centers

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush wants $100 million to build centers in "trauma deserts'' like the South Side.

Roseland »

Reps. Davis, Rush Seek Public Input on Stopping Chicago's Violence

Congressmen Bobby Rush and Danny K. Davis are looking for ways to curb violence in Chicago.

Chatham »

Bobby Rush Holds Forum to Prepare Constituents for Coming Obamacare

Congressman to hold a second town hall meeting Saturday to explain federal healthcare law.

Bronzeville »

CPS School Closings: 'Unjust and Dangerous,' Ald. Fioretti Tells Panel

"There is no way ... to heal these neighborhoods" by closing schools, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush said.

East Garfield Park »

Congressmen Rush, Davis Lead School-Closing Walk in Tough Turf on West Side

"That's quite a walk," Congressman Danny Davis said at end of union bus tour of closing schools.

Kenwood »

Obama Urges Vote on Bill Named After Hadiya Pendleton

At a signing ceremony for another bill, Obama says families of violence "really do deserve a vote."

Kenwood »

Danny Davis, Bobby Rush Endorse Robin Kelly in 2nd District Race

Two sitting congressmen threw their support behind 2nd District hopeful Robin Kelly Sunday.