Bobby Rush

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Bobby Rush said : “That was then, but now is now,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 13, 2022 3:43:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I thank Pine Bluff for giving me the first stage I ever appeared on," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "People have come up to me today," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I thank Pine Bluff for giving me the first stage I ever appeared on," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "My brother is in the house tonight," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, June 29, 2022 8:51:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “The great cost of these calls completely disrupts the economic well-being of those on the outside who are poorly positioned to absorb the enormous costs of talking with their loved ones who are incarcerated,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, April 15, 2022 10:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There’s an organized resistance from sheriffs and local county law enforcement groups that reap an enormous profit from their unholy alliance with these phone companies,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, April 15, 2022 10:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I know my entire district better than anyone else,” External link

politico Monday, April 11, 2022 7:00:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am so proud that we have come together—in a bipartisan fashion—to enact a law that will ensure lynchings are always punished as the barbaric crimes they are,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, March 30, 2022 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush explained ( about Emmett Till ) : “I was 8 years old when my mother put the photograph of Emmett Till’s brutalized body that ran in Jet magazine on our living room coffee table,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The failure of Congress to codify federal anti-lynching legislation — despite more than 200 attempts since 1900 — meant that 99% of lynching perpetrators walked free,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Modern-day lynchings like the murder of Ahmaud Arbery make abundantly clear that the racist hatred and terror that fueled the lynching of Emmett Till are far too prevalent in America to this day,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : "For the first time in U.S. history, we are finally make lynching a FEDERAL hate crime. And we are doing it in Emmett Till’s name," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 30, 2022 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “Who would have imagined that lynching, that was visited upon literally over 6,000 citizens of our nation, that lynching was not a federal crime until our present day,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "sends a clear and emphatic message that our nation will no longer ignore this shameful chapter of our history and that the full force of the US federal government will always be brought to bear against those who commit this heinous act" External link

chinadaily Wednesday, March 9, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “Who would have imagined that lynching, that was visited upon literally over 6,000 citizens of our nation, that lynching was not a federal crime until our present day,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 9, 2022 2:39:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 8, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : “By passing my Emmett Till Antilynching Act,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

independent-UK Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

standard Tuesday, March 8, 2022 12:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

npr Tuesday, March 8, 2022 11:53:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 8, 2022 10:36:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 5, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The failure of Congress to codify federal anti-lynching legislation — despite more than 200 attempts since 1900 — meant that 99 percent of lynching perpetrators walked free,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 5, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has thrust the issue of energy security into the spotlight yet again,” External link

politico Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has thrust the issue of energy security into the spotlight yet again," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : “Today is a day of enormous consequence for our nation,” “By passing my Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act, the House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 2, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “That photograph shaped my consciousness as a Black man in America, changed the course of my life, and changed our nation,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 2, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush cited : “shaped my consciousness as a Black man in America, changed the course of my life, and changed our nation,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The House today has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : "By passing my Emmett Till Antilynching Act, the House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 1, 2022 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "While it is too late to bring back the Black men and women murdered during the Civil Rights era in racist acts of terror, it is not too late to bring answers and closure to families of victims who never saw justice," External link

wrcbtv Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush tells : “The NFL has to be held more accountable as a business that has enormous impact on the economy and the culture of our nation,” External link

time Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:18:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This has been a mockery since he was charged with less than first-degree murder, and I think this mockery continues even to this very hour,” External link

sentinelsource Friday, February 4, 2022 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush pointed out ( about Buddy Guy ) : "But Buddy didn't have 397 records," External link

startribune Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Climate change is knocking on our door, and each year our shoreline increasingly falls victim to erosion and storm damage. I’m excited that funding from President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help pave the way for expanding the Chicago Shoreline Project. We cannot neglect the South Shore in these efforts — the eight miles of shoreline on the South Side have too often been left behind in previous lakefront restoration projects,” “I am hopeful that comprehensive, long-term solutions to protect our lakefront are closer than ever to becoming a reality” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 29, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There is no justice, it seems,” “This convicted police officer is spending 39 months in prison — 39 months — for killing a black man here in Chicago” External link

nypost Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:56:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “All Americans deserve access to reliable energy, and they need to know that the pipelines that deliver that energy are dependable,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 12:51:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This is the legacy, this is the narrative I’ve tried to maintain for the past 30 years and I’m so proud to be able to pass this narrative on to a person who I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that she will be a superb keeper and promoter of this invaluable narrative, this profound and inspirational narrative,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 14, 2022 4:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This is the legacy, this is the narrative I’ve tried to maintain for the past 30 years and I’m so proud to be able to pass this narrative on to a person who I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that she will be a superb keeper and promoter of this invaluable narrative, this profound and inspirational narrative,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 13, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Please don’t think I am cutting and running,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I will remain on the front line of the battlefield, organizing my community,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “For me, I have a higher calling and I am answering that calling,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, January 5, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush announced : "After nearly three decades in Congress, I have been reassigned," External link

upi Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "My faith tells me that there's a reason I'm still here," External link

npr Tuesday, January 4, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “He was blinded by his ambition,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, January 4, 2022 8:56:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me, and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 4, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : "I am not ready to go off to some spot in the sun, sit on nobody's beach drinking tequila," External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I'm coming home to my church located in the heart of South Side of the city of Chicago," External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : “I will be making a suggestion,” “I’m going to be presenting an individual who I would like to continue the work that I have done in the U.S. Congress” External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren ... to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : "I don’t want my grandchildren . . . to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper," External link

foxnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Barack Obama went to Harvard and became an educated fool," External link

foxnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “He was blinded by his ambition,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren . . . to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

suntimes Tuesday, January 4, 2022 2:38:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I will be quarantining and following the latest guidance from the @CDCgov and @ChiPublicHealth,” “As cases rise and the Omicron variant spreads throughout the nation, I encourage everyone who has not yet done so to get vaccinated and get boosted as soon as possible” External link

nypost Thursday, December 30, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I will be quarantining and following the latest guidance from the @CDCgov and @ChiPublicHealth,” “As cases rise and the Omicron variant spreads throughout the nation, I encourage everyone who has not yet done so to get vaccinated and get boosted as soon as possible” External link

nypost Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “After being notified of a recent exposure, I tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “My first experience on stage was right here, and I want Pine Bluff to know this is where I got my start. When I began I never could have imagined that one day I’d be back here talking about my book and my career. I played juke joints here until Sheriff Paint Booker locked me up,” External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Al Capone ) : “My first job in Chicago in 1951 was working for Caesar Capone, Al Capone’s brother. We played every night from behind a screen because White folks wanted to hear our music but they didn’t want to see our faces,” External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush says : “Families have died from these generators,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 3, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush says : “That is a reality in urban areas and rural areas among poor people,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 3, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “It is clear the extension is desperately needed and would bring numerous benefits to Chicago’s Far South Side,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, November 29, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : "This reprehensible revelation is yet another crystal clear example of why J. Edgar Hoover’s name must be immediately stripped from the FBI headquarters and why it is time for the files from the FBI’s counterintelligence program, COINTELPRO, to finally see the light of day," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 19, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “The financial straits that many of these south suburban municipalities find themselves in due to structural disadvantages and the COVID-19 pandemic mean that they are simply not in a fiscal place to take on their water issues alone,” “The lurking threats to these towns’ water systems must be addressed — and I call on the State and Federal Governments to step in to assist these municipalities” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "The idea was put in my head 30 years ago," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "It wasn't just white folks taking advantage. Black folks took advantage of Black folks, too. Willie Dixon took songs from Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, claiming them for his own," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I wanted to set the record straight," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "in Sherrill the land was way more fertile than in Carquit [Louisiana] ... and everything grew. Daddy had five times the cotton yield. Back in Carquit, we had to pick three times the acreage to get a hundred pounds of cotton. Now the cotton was easier to pick, so you went faster. And that meant more money. As I loaded that cotton up Daddy took out his handkerchief. I thought he was going to wipe his brow, but he put it over his eyes and wept like a baby. This was the first time I saw Daddy cry" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : “One of my favorite memories of Tim was being present when he was telling Herbie Hancock about his relationship with Herbie’s father and seeing the glean in Herbie Hancock’s eyes as he told the story,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled ( about Herbie Hancock ) : “One of my favorite memories of Tim was being present when he was telling Herbie Hancock about his relationship with Herbie’s father and seeing the glean in Herbie Hancock’s eyes as he told the story,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 18, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

whig Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I never seen anything like that before,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote ( about Fred Hampton ) : “As a victim of COINTELPRO, I want to know — with honesty, with clarity and with no redactions — the full extent of the FBI’s nefarious operations. I want to know the breadth and depth of the conspiracy to assassinate Fred Hampton and how taxpayer dollars were spent on his assassination,” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I want to know why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a focus of the FBI; why Billie Holiday was a focus of the FBI. I want to know why so many young activists were harassed by the FBI. What was the justification for the impact that it had on their lives?” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “it is beyond time for J. Edgar Hoover, who has a clear legacy as the number one assailant on America’s constitutional guarantees for its citizens,” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “Finally, it is beyond time for J. Edgar Hoover, who has a clear legacy as the number one assailant on America’s constitutional guarantees for its citizens, to have his name removed from the FBI headquarters,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “It is high time that the American people know about the odious and inhumane legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s COINTELPRO operation and its assault on our nation’s civil liberties,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : "When the photo from Emmett Till's funeral ran in Jet, I will never forget how my mother gathered us around the coffee table and told us, 'That's why I brought my boys out of the South,'" "Mamie Till-Mobley's courageous decision to hold an open-casket funeral for her son forced America to confront the brutal truth of racism, galvanized the civil rights movement, and helped put America on the path to becoming a fairer and more just country. I thank Rep. Bacon for joining me in this effort in supporting Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley's legacy" External link

patch Friday, April 2, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : "When the photo from Emmett Till's funeral ran in Jet, I will never forget how my mother gathered us around the coffee table and told us 'That's why I brought my boys out of the South,'" "Mamie Till-Mobley's courageous decision to hold an open-casket funeral for her son forced America to confront the brutal truth of racism, galvanized the civil rights movement, and helped put America on the path to becoming a fairer and more just country. I thank Rep. Bacon for joining me in this effort in supporting Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley's legacy" External link

patch Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I’ve been Black for 87 years,” External link

sentinelsource Monday, March 15, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There is no way under Heaven’s earth that I will passively sit by and watch 10,000 sorely needed jobs in my district evaporate into thin air,” External link

theherald-news Saturday, March 13, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am absolutely, firmly and totally committed to this NorthPoint job creation opportunity,” External link

theherald-news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “People who depend on the postal service — seniors, families, other people depending on the postal service day-in and day-out — it’s an absolute, epic, total, undeniable failure,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I can only conclude and demand that Postmaster [Wanda] Prater resign immediately or that she be terminated immediately,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “We need jobs in my community — there are unemployed people — so if you got a job, then do your job because you are already blessed,” “For every one of these 48 people that didn’t show up for work, there are at least 400 people waiting in line” External link

suntimes Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “It’s an absolute, abject, total, undeniable failure, which leads me to conclude that the only way that we can get out of this morass, this mess, this total breakdown in the mail delivery for the South Side and indeed for the entire Chicago postal district is we need a new management team,” “I can only conclude and demand that the postmaster, Postmaster Prater, resign immediately or that she be terminated immediately. And I don’t do this lightly” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The film was accurate up till a point; it’s not the full story of the Black Panthers, nor the Illinois Black Panther Party,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “His character had very little to say, and I’m alright with that,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Those officers who took the time to relax, take a nap, drink coffee, steal and eat my popcorn while their colleagues, comrades were out doing their level best to create order, reestablish order in the community they really were AWOL,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 12, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The police do what the police do, but at the end of the day this is our community,” “We can't afford to point a finger at police and say they need to do their job when we could do more ourselves” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “She kept her promise. She made sure that this investigation didn’t just fall through the cracks. It’s really another example of her leadership and her commitment to making the … CPD a police force that the community can grow to trust,” “Those officers who took the time to relax, take a nap, drink coffee, steal and eat my popcorn while their colleagues, comrades were out doing their level best to create order, re-establish order in the community — they really were AWOL. They abandoned their posts” External link

suntimes Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “One was asleep on my couch in my campaign office. They even had the unmitigated gall to go and make coffee for themselves and to pop popcorn, my popcorn, in my microwave,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “They even had the unmitigated gall to go and make coffee for themselves and to pop popcorn, my popcorn, in my microwave while looters were tearing apart businesses within their sight and within their reach,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 15, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I told my son I'd been lying in bed for two days," "He said, 'Daddy, you been here for five days.' After three and a half weeks, I was feeling much better. I never set foot outside my door for seven and a half weeks. I went from 180 pounds down to 150" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “While we are fortunate that Ms. Young was not killed in this case, her treatment is, nonetheless, demoralizing and the trauma she, and people across the country, feels is equally raw,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am here to let you know and inform you that I stand for Black women, my mama was a Black woman, my wife is a Black woman, my daughters are Black women,” External link

suntimes Monday, December 28, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “It began before Tuskegee, but Tuskegee brought it to the forefront, created a condition where there had to be an admission by a medical professional that these tests at Tuskegee were implemented, and apology made. But there was no real solution to those problems, nothing that remediated ongoing mistrust,” “Now we’re at a point where we’ve got to have this participation by citizens from every demographic root, and we’re having to deal with this problem in terms of creating trust” External link

suntimes Monday, December 14, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “We’re standing on the cusp of history,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “They were in a mode of relaxation and did not care about what was happening. They did not care. They absolutely did not care,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 12, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush disse ( about Emmett Till ) : "De Charlottesville a El Paso, ainda estamos sendo confrontados com o mesmo racismo violento e ódio que tiraram a vida de Emmett e de tantos outros" External link

uol Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush déclaré : "Nous devons montrer clairement au peuple américain que nous utilisons la condamnation pour exprimer notre désapprobation (des opinions) de ceux qui ne font pas partie de la chambre" External link

french-news Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
congressman27.59%EN04/24/201724/04/2017
singer10.34%EN11/10/201610/11/2016
former defense minister3.45%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
representative34.48%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
democrat10.34%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
musician3.45%EN06/01/201601/06/2016
legislador3.45%ES04/04/200904/04/2009
deputato3.45%IT12/31/200831/12/2008
republicano3.45%PT06/08/200808/06/2008
Names Lang Count
Bobby RushEN61.78%
Bobby RushFR7.56%
Bobby RushTR7.11%
Bobby RushEU7.11%
Bobby RushIT7.11%
Bobby RushSW7.11%
Bobby RuchFR0.89%
Bobby RushSA0.89%
Bobby RushES0.44%


 
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Bobby Rush said : “That was then, but now is now,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 13, 2022 3:43:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I thank Pine Bluff for giving me the first stage I ever appeared on," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "People have come up to me today," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I thank Pine Bluff for giving me the first stage I ever appeared on," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "My brother is in the house tonight," External link

arkansasonline Monday, September 12, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, June 29, 2022 8:51:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “The great cost of these calls completely disrupts the economic well-being of those on the outside who are poorly positioned to absorb the enormous costs of talking with their loved ones who are incarcerated,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, April 15, 2022 10:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There’s an organized resistance from sheriffs and local county law enforcement groups that reap an enormous profit from their unholy alliance with these phone companies,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, April 15, 2022 10:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I know my entire district better than anyone else,” External link

politico Monday, April 11, 2022 7:00:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am so proud that we have come together—in a bipartisan fashion—to enact a law that will ensure lynchings are always punished as the barbaric crimes they are,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, March 30, 2022 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush explained ( about Emmett Till ) : “I was 8 years old when my mother put the photograph of Emmett Till’s brutalized body that ran in Jet magazine on our living room coffee table,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The failure of Congress to codify federal anti-lynching legislation — despite more than 200 attempts since 1900 — meant that 99% of lynching perpetrators walked free,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Modern-day lynchings like the murder of Ahmaud Arbery make abundantly clear that the racist hatred and terror that fueled the lynching of Emmett Till are far too prevalent in America to this day,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : "For the first time in U.S. history, we are finally make lynching a FEDERAL hate crime. And we are doing it in Emmett Till’s name," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 30, 2022 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “Who would have imagined that lynching, that was visited upon literally over 6,000 citizens of our nation, that lynching was not a federal crime until our present day,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, March 9, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "sends a clear and emphatic message that our nation will no longer ignore this shameful chapter of our history and that the full force of the US federal government will always be brought to bear against those who commit this heinous act" External link

chinadaily Wednesday, March 9, 2022 9:24:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “Who would have imagined that lynching, that was visited upon literally over 6,000 citizens of our nation, that lynching was not a federal crime until our present day,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 9, 2022 2:39:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 8, 2022 10:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : “By passing my Emmett Till Antilynching Act,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

independent-UK Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

standard Tuesday, March 8, 2022 12:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

npr Tuesday, March 8, 2022 11:53:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 8, 2022 10:36:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Lynching is a longstanding and uniquely American weapon of racial terror that has for decades been used to maintain the white hierarchy,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 5, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The failure of Congress to codify federal anti-lynching legislation — despite more than 200 attempts since 1900 — meant that 99 percent of lynching perpetrators walked free,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 5, 2022 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has thrust the issue of energy security into the spotlight yet again,” External link

politico Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has thrust the issue of energy security into the spotlight yet again," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : “Today is a day of enormous consequence for our nation,” “By passing my Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act, the House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 2, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “That photograph shaped my consciousness as a Black man in America, changed the course of my life, and changed our nation,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 2, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush cited : “shaped my consciousness as a Black man in America, changed the course of my life, and changed our nation,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The House today has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Emmett Till ) : "By passing my Emmett Till Antilynching Act, the House has sent a resounding message that our nation is finally reckoning with one of the darkest and most horrific periods of our history, and that we are morally and legally committed to changing course," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 1, 2022 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "While it is too late to bring back the Black men and women murdered during the Civil Rights era in racist acts of terror, it is not too late to bring answers and closure to families of victims who never saw justice," External link

wrcbtv Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush tells : “The NFL has to be held more accountable as a business that has enormous impact on the economy and the culture of our nation,” External link

time Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:18:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This has been a mockery since he was charged with less than first-degree murder, and I think this mockery continues even to this very hour,” External link

sentinelsource Friday, February 4, 2022 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush pointed out ( about Buddy Guy ) : "But Buddy didn't have 397 records," External link

startribune Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Climate change is knocking on our door, and each year our shoreline increasingly falls victim to erosion and storm damage. I’m excited that funding from President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help pave the way for expanding the Chicago Shoreline Project. We cannot neglect the South Shore in these efforts — the eight miles of shoreline on the South Side have too often been left behind in previous lakefront restoration projects,” “I am hopeful that comprehensive, long-term solutions to protect our lakefront are closer than ever to becoming a reality” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 29, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There is no justice, it seems,” “This convicted police officer is spending 39 months in prison — 39 months — for killing a black man here in Chicago” External link

nypost Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:56:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “All Americans deserve access to reliable energy, and they need to know that the pipelines that deliver that energy are dependable,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, January 22, 2022 12:51:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This is the legacy, this is the narrative I’ve tried to maintain for the past 30 years and I’m so proud to be able to pass this narrative on to a person who I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that she will be a superb keeper and promoter of this invaluable narrative, this profound and inspirational narrative,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 14, 2022 4:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “This is the legacy, this is the narrative I’ve tried to maintain for the past 30 years and I’m so proud to be able to pass this narrative on to a person who I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that she will be a superb keeper and promoter of this invaluable narrative, this profound and inspirational narrative,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 13, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Please don’t think I am cutting and running,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I will remain on the front line of the battlefield, organizing my community,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, January 5, 2022 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “For me, I have a higher calling and I am answering that calling,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, January 5, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush announced : "After nearly three decades in Congress, I have been reassigned," External link

upi Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "My faith tells me that there's a reason I'm still here," External link

npr Tuesday, January 4, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “He was blinded by his ambition,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, January 4, 2022 8:56:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren … to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me, and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 4, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush told : "I am not ready to go off to some spot in the sun, sit on nobody's beach drinking tequila," External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I'm coming home to my church located in the heart of South Side of the city of Chicago," External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : “I will be making a suggestion,” “I’m going to be presenting an individual who I would like to continue the work that I have done in the U.S. Congress” External link

politico Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren ... to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : "I don’t want my grandchildren . . . to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper," External link

foxnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Barack Obama went to Harvard and became an educated fool," External link

foxnews Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush told : “He was blinded by his ambition,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I don’t want my grandchildren . . . to know me from a television news clip or something they read in a newspaper,” “I want them to know me on an intimate level, know something about me and I want to know something about them. I don’t want to be a historical figure to my grandchildren” External link

suntimes Tuesday, January 4, 2022 2:38:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I will be quarantining and following the latest guidance from the @CDCgov and @ChiPublicHealth,” “As cases rise and the Omicron variant spreads throughout the nation, I encourage everyone who has not yet done so to get vaccinated and get boosted as soon as possible” External link

nypost Thursday, December 30, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I will be quarantining and following the latest guidance from the @CDCgov and @ChiPublicHealth,” “As cases rise and the Omicron variant spreads throughout the nation, I encourage everyone who has not yet done so to get vaccinated and get boosted as soon as possible” External link

nypost Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “After being notified of a recent exposure, I tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “My first experience on stage was right here, and I want Pine Bluff to know this is where I got my start. When I began I never could have imagined that one day I’d be back here talking about my book and my career. I played juke joints here until Sheriff Paint Booker locked me up,” External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Al Capone ) : “My first job in Chicago in 1951 was working for Caesar Capone, Al Capone’s brother. We played every night from behind a screen because White folks wanted to hear our music but they didn’t want to see our faces,” External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush says : “Families have died from these generators,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 3, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush says : “That is a reality in urban areas and rural areas among poor people,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 3, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “It is clear the extension is desperately needed and would bring numerous benefits to Chicago’s Far South Side,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, November 29, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : "This reprehensible revelation is yet another crystal clear example of why J. Edgar Hoover’s name must be immediately stripped from the FBI headquarters and why it is time for the files from the FBI’s counterintelligence program, COINTELPRO, to finally see the light of day," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 19, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “The financial straits that many of these south suburban municipalities find themselves in due to structural disadvantages and the COVID-19 pandemic mean that they are simply not in a fiscal place to take on their water issues alone,” “The lurking threats to these towns’ water systems must be addressed — and I call on the State and Federal Governments to step in to assist these municipalities” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "The idea was put in my head 30 years ago," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "It wasn't just white folks taking advantage. Black folks took advantage of Black folks, too. Willie Dixon took songs from Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, claiming them for his own," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I wanted to set the record straight," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "in Sherrill the land was way more fertile than in Carquit [Louisiana] ... and everything grew. Daddy had five times the cotton yield. Back in Carquit, we had to pick three times the acreage to get a hundred pounds of cotton. Now the cotton was easier to pick, so you went faster. And that meant more money. As I loaded that cotton up Daddy took out his handkerchief. I thought he was going to wipe his brow, but he put it over his eyes and wept like a baby. This was the first time I saw Daddy cry" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : “One of my favorite memories of Tim was being present when he was telling Herbie Hancock about his relationship with Herbie’s father and seeing the glean in Herbie Hancock’s eyes as he told the story,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled ( about Herbie Hancock ) : “One of my favorite memories of Tim was being present when he was telling Herbie Hancock about his relationship with Herbie’s father and seeing the glean in Herbie Hancock’s eyes as he told the story,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 18, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

whig Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I appreciate Ms. Prater’s service to our city and acknowledge the barriers she broke in her career; however, it is time for us to move on,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I never seen anything like that before,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote ( about Fred Hampton ) : “As a victim of COINTELPRO, I want to know — with honesty, with clarity and with no redactions — the full extent of the FBI’s nefarious operations. I want to know the breadth and depth of the conspiracy to assassinate Fred Hampton and how taxpayer dollars were spent on his assassination,” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “I want to know why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a focus of the FBI; why Billie Holiday was a focus of the FBI. I want to know why so many young activists were harassed by the FBI. What was the justification for the impact that it had on their lives?” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush added ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “it is beyond time for J. Edgar Hoover, who has a clear legacy as the number one assailant on America’s constitutional guarantees for its citizens,” External link

eurweb Friday, May 7, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “Finally, it is beyond time for J. Edgar Hoover, who has a clear legacy as the number one assailant on America’s constitutional guarantees for its citizens, to have his name removed from the FBI headquarters,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said ( about Edgar Hoover ) : “It is high time that the American people know about the odious and inhumane legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s COINTELPRO operation and its assault on our nation’s civil liberties,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : "When the photo from Emmett Till's funeral ran in Jet, I will never forget how my mother gathered us around the coffee table and told us, 'That's why I brought my boys out of the South,'" "Mamie Till-Mobley's courageous decision to hold an open-casket funeral for her son forced America to confront the brutal truth of racism, galvanized the civil rights movement, and helped put America on the path to becoming a fairer and more just country. I thank Rep. Bacon for joining me in this effort in supporting Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley's legacy" External link

patch Friday, April 2, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush recalled : "When the photo from Emmett Till's funeral ran in Jet, I will never forget how my mother gathered us around the coffee table and told us 'That's why I brought my boys out of the South,'" "Mamie Till-Mobley's courageous decision to hold an open-casket funeral for her son forced America to confront the brutal truth of racism, galvanized the civil rights movement, and helped put America on the path to becoming a fairer and more just country. I thank Rep. Bacon for joining me in this effort in supporting Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley's legacy" External link

patch Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I’ve been Black for 87 years,” External link

sentinelsource Monday, March 15, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “There is no way under Heaven’s earth that I will passively sit by and watch 10,000 sorely needed jobs in my district evaporate into thin air,” External link

theherald-news Saturday, March 13, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am absolutely, firmly and totally committed to this NorthPoint job creation opportunity,” External link

theherald-news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “People who depend on the postal service — seniors, families, other people depending on the postal service day-in and day-out — it’s an absolute, epic, total, undeniable failure,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I can only conclude and demand that Postmaster [Wanda] Prater resign immediately or that she be terminated immediately,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “We need jobs in my community — there are unemployed people — so if you got a job, then do your job because you are already blessed,” “For every one of these 48 people that didn’t show up for work, there are at least 400 people waiting in line” External link

suntimes Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “It’s an absolute, abject, total, undeniable failure, which leads me to conclude that the only way that we can get out of this morass, this mess, this total breakdown in the mail delivery for the South Side and indeed for the entire Chicago postal district is we need a new management team,” “I can only conclude and demand that the postmaster, Postmaster Prater, resign immediately or that she be terminated immediately. And I don’t do this lightly” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The film was accurate up till a point; it’s not the full story of the Black Panthers, nor the Illinois Black Panther Party,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “His character had very little to say, and I’m alright with that,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “Those officers who took the time to relax, take a nap, drink coffee, steal and eat my popcorn while their colleagues, comrades were out doing their level best to create order, reestablish order in the community they really were AWOL,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 12, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “The police do what the police do, but at the end of the day this is our community,” “We can't afford to point a finger at police and say they need to do their job when we could do more ourselves” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “She kept her promise. She made sure that this investigation didn’t just fall through the cracks. It’s really another example of her leadership and her commitment to making the … CPD a police force that the community can grow to trust,” “Those officers who took the time to relax, take a nap, drink coffee, steal and eat my popcorn while their colleagues, comrades were out doing their level best to create order, re-establish order in the community — they really were AWOL. They abandoned their posts” External link

suntimes Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “One was asleep on my couch in my campaign office. They even had the unmitigated gall to go and make coffee for themselves and to pop popcorn, my popcorn, in my microwave,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “They even had the unmitigated gall to go and make coffee for themselves and to pop popcorn, my popcorn, in my microwave while looters were tearing apart businesses within their sight and within their reach,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 15, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : "I told my son I'd been lying in bed for two days," "He said, 'Daddy, you been here for five days.' After three and a half weeks, I was feeling much better. I never set foot outside my door for seven and a half weeks. I went from 180 pounds down to 150" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush wrote : “While we are fortunate that Ms. Young was not killed in this case, her treatment is, nonetheless, demoralizing and the trauma she, and people across the country, feels is equally raw,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “I am here to let you know and inform you that I stand for Black women, my mama was a Black woman, my wife is a Black woman, my daughters are Black women,” External link

suntimes Monday, December 28, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “It began before Tuskegee, but Tuskegee brought it to the forefront, created a condition where there had to be an admission by a medical professional that these tests at Tuskegee were implemented, and apology made. But there was no real solution to those problems, nothing that remediated ongoing mistrust,” “Now we’re at a point where we’ve got to have this participation by citizens from every demographic root, and we’re having to deal with this problem in terms of creating trust” External link

suntimes Monday, December 14, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush said : “We’re standing on the cusp of history,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush added : “They were in a mode of relaxation and did not care about what was happening. They did not care. They absolutely did not care,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 12, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Bobby Rush disse ( about Emmett Till ) : "De Charlottesville a El Paso, ainda estamos sendo confrontados com o mesmo racismo violento e ódio que tiraram a vida de Emmett e de tantos outros" External link

uol Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Bobby Rush déclaré : "Nous devons montrer clairement au peuple américain que nous utilisons la condamnation pour exprimer notre désapprobation (des opinions) de ceux qui ne font pas partie de la chambre" External link

french-news Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
congressman27.59%EN04/24/201724/04/2017
singer10.34%EN11/10/201610/11/2016
former defense minister3.45%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
representative34.48%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
democrat10.34%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
musician3.45%EN06/01/201601/06/2016
legislador3.45%ES04/04/200904/04/2009
deputato3.45%IT12/31/200831/12/2008
republicano3.45%PT06/08/200808/06/2008
Names Lang Count
Bobby RushEN61.78%
Bobby RushFR7.56%
Bobby RushTR7.11%
Bobby RushEU7.11%
Bobby RushIT7.11%
Bobby RushSW7.11%
Bobby RuchFR0.89%
Bobby RushSA0.89%
Bobby RushES0.44%


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