Bustos Fighting to “Make it in America” During First Six Months in Office

During her first six months in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has made fighting for American jobs and American manufacturing a top priority.  Bustos has led numerous efforts in Congress to increase American competitiveness, create jobs here at home, and ensure the long-term economic success of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District and the middle class families that […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Call For Farm Bill Passage On House Floor

Video Of Bustos Speaking On House Floor Urging Passage Of Five-Year Farm Bill HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, continued her call for passage of a five-year Farm Bill in a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives.  Bustos’ speech can be watched […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Egypt To Dismiss Charges Against Sam Lahood, Other American NGO Workers

Sam LaHood Was Sentenced To Five-Year Jail Term In Egypt On June 4th    Bipartisan Letter To Egyptian President Morsi Found HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) fought for Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, by calling on Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to dismiss charges against LaHood and the 42 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Advocates For Medal Of Honor Review For Vietnam War Veteran Bill Albracht

Bustos Amendment Requiring Secretary Of Army To Review Albracht’s Medal Of Honor Nomination Passed With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support On House Floor Video Of Bustos Advocating For Albracht HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for Vietnam War hero Bill Albracht of Moline by offering an amendment, that passed late last night with […]