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Rush Only IL Rep Who Hasn’t Filed Reelection Petitions —Gutierrez to Test 2020 Support —Elon Musk and O’Hare-Downtown Speed Train

Executive Director Sarah Brune was mentioned in the POLITICO Illinois Playbook


“THE BUZZ: We are now on the fourth day of filings for the March 20 primary, and just one of the 18 Illinois members of Congress has yet to file re-election petitions: Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush. Rush was the recent subject of a recent Better Government Association investigation, which showed he owed $1 million for a shuttered church venture and was facing foreclosure on a home he owns in Michigan.

A Rush representative has not responded to calls or email.

At the same time, Rush’s son, Flynn Rush, is still gathering nominating petitions, but a woman who identified herself as his campaign manager insists he’s not vying for his father’s position. She said he’s sticking with plans for the 25th district, the seat Barbara Flynn-Currie will soon vacate.”

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