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BUSTOS, Cheri, a Representative from Illinois; born in Springfield, Sangamon
County, Ill., October 17, 1961; graduated from Springfield High School,
Springfield, Ill., 1979; attended Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.; B.A.,
University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1983; M.A., University of Illinois,
Springfield, Ill., 1985; journalist; businesswoman; member of the East Moline,
Ill., city council, 2007-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred
Thirteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).