Rep. Bobby Rush
Environmentalists and Democratic political leaders gathered in Chicago to build a coalition they think will be needed to put the president’s climate change proposal into action.
Congressman Bobby Rush is trying to counter what he calls innuendo and lies concerning his dealings with the embattled Metra commuter rail agency, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The Emanuel Administration says the $20 million project to rebuild and expand the CTA Red Line’s 95th Street station will have local community participation from beginning to end.
In the wake of a headline-grabbing rash of violence in Chicago, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says people need to invest time with children and provide guidance to combat a perpetual “culture of violence.”
The Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is grateful for the second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, but he believes “stand your ground” laws are dangerous precedents that will lead to more unnecessary deaths.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) was kicked off the House floor Wednesday morning for wearing a hoodie in protest of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The big guns of law enforcement gathered in the Chatham neighborhood Monday night to take part in a discussion on handling crime in the area.