Representative Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Electric Utilities$29,500$306,573
3Building Trade Unions$18,500$235,450
4Public Sector Unions$18,500$249,029
5Health Professionals$18,000$181,900
6Telephone Utilities$14,500$195,952
7Industrial Unions$12,500$223,868
9Lawyers/Law Firms$11,250$317,899
10Misc Energy$11,000$11,000
12Telecom Services & Equipment$9,000$88,750
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1American Society of Anesthesiologists$10,000$53,000
2National Cable & Telecommunications Assn$7,000$71,997
3Cox Enterprises$6,500$6,500
4American Assn for Justice$6,000$6,000
5Ford Motor Co$6,000$6,000
6Exelon Corp$6,000$113,100
7AT&T Inc$6,000$92,964
8Verizon Communications$5,500$57,500
9American Federation of Teachers$5,000$5,000
10Machinists/Aerospace Workers Union$5,000$52,500

Bio Information

RUSH, Bobby L., (1946 - ) Image, Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th. RUSH, Bobby L., a Representative from Illinois; born in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., November 23, 1946; attended Marshall High School, Marshall, Ill.; B.A., Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill., 1974; M.A., University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill., 1994; M.A., McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Ill., 1998; United States Army, 1963-1968; insurance agent; alderman, Chicago, Ill., city council, 1983-1993; deputy chairman, Illinois Democratic Party, 1990; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1999; minister; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).

Be heard on internet issues from speed and performance to internet discrimination and fast lanes. We're here to represent your interests in the conversation in washington and to bring 10G fiber to your door. Don't let the cable companies and big telco win without putting up a fight!