House Democrats Round out Leadership Posts

Originally appeared in Roll Call. House Democrats on Monday chose who will fill out the additional leadership posts created by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in an effort to overhaul how the caucus conducts its business. The Democrats re-elected Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Lujan’s position had […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership

Bustos Will Serve as Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee where she will work to Deliver Democrats’ Working Families First Agenda to America’s Heartland WASHINGTON – Late last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was elected by her colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus to join the ranks of leadership. Congresswoman Bustos will serve […]

Chuck Sweeny: Cheri Bustos may get House leadership post

Originally appeared in the Rockford Register Star. U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, was not only re-elected Nov. 8 in a 20 percentage point landslide, she’s poised to get a promotion into the ranks of Democratic Party leadership in the House of Representatives. “I’ve been nominated to the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee,” Bustos told […]

Bustos, Duckworth and Loebsack Applaud Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

Lawmakers Worked Together to Include Bipartisan Provisions to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Senator-Elect Tammy Duckworth and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) voted in favor and applauded the passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This was the final House passage of the bill, which […]