ICYMI: 8 of 12 Build the Bench graduates won their elections in Illinois last week

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos launched this candidate training program to help elect Democrats up and down the ballot In case you missed it: This morning, the Huffington Post wrote a piece about how 8 of 12 candidates who participated in Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ Build the Bench candid…

With Average Individual Contribution of less than $27, Bustos continues to Gain Grassroots Support in First Quarter of 2017

Bustos raises $341,700 primarily from small dollar contributions Moline, IL - Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos' Congressional campaign announced a successful first quarter Federal Election Commission report. During the quarter, which ran from January 1 - March 31, the campaign raised more than $341…

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos’ “Build the Bench” candidate training program featured in the Huffington Post

In case you missed it - this weekend Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ candidate training program, Build the Bench, was featured in a story in the Huffington Post. Bustos, who represents Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, launched Build the Bench to help candidates running at all l…

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos to Continue Fighting for Working Families by Serving in Congress

As the only Midwesterner in Democratic House Leadership, Bustos decides she can be most effective by standing up for working families against the Trump agenda in Congress MOLINE, IL - Tonight, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she will continue serving in the House of Representative…

“Underdogs” - Cheri Bustos Releases Closing Argument Ad Spotlighting why Illinois is Worth Fighting For

MOLINE - Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released her final TV spot of the 2016 campaign. The ad, entitled "Underdogs," is about the fighting spirit that unites us as Illinoisans and how that determination drives Congresswoman Bustos to get results for our families. “For too many fa…

Barack Obama Endorses U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos

MOLINE, IL - Today, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, running for reelection in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, announced the endorsement of Barack Obama. Obama called Cheri Bustos “a fighter for the middle class,” and cited her work to “keep our country safe, protect S…

“Looking for” - Cheri Bustos Releases First TV ad of 2016 Campaign

“Looking for” focuses on Bustos’ record of getting real results for Illinois’ Working Families MOLINE - Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released her first television commercial of the 2016 election. This 30 second spot focuses on Bustos’ work to protect drink…

“Results” - Cheri Bustos releases first ad of 2016 campaign

MOLINE - Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the first ad of her reelection campaign. The ad, entitled “Results,” highlights Bustos’ work to get real results for the families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. In an effort to reach a younger audience at …

Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

MOLINE – Today, Vice President Joe Biden announced that he has endorsed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos for reelection in Illinois' 17th District. Citing her strong commitment to our veterans, job creation and protecting Medicare and Social Security, Vice President Biden said that the peopl…

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Donald Trump Campaigning in the Quad-Cities Today

“Donald Trump’s campaign of insults, empty promises and offensive behavior is completely out of touch with our Midwestern values. Whether it’s his demeaning attacks on so many others, his plan to give massive tax handouts to the ultra-rich or his dangerous call for Russia t…