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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 eleven succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1993-present).