Cheri Bustos

Hope from the Heartland

Feb 6, 2018
Cheri Bustos & Robin Johnson

If democrats in the midwest want to bounce back from the disastrous election of 2016, they have to show up and listen. That's one of the main conclusions of a report titled, "Hope from the Heartland: How Democrats Can Better Serve the Midwest by Bringing Rural, Working Class Wisdom to Washington."

News headlines for the morning of January 15, 2018:

Quote from Ohio State Rep. Jack Cera, "We've also lost lots of factory workers but many blame us (Democrats) for not caring for them."
Screenshot from Hope from the Heartland / CherPac https://medium.com/@cherpacpress

East Moline Congresswoman, Cheri Bustos, is trying to teach democrats how win in the Midwest and rural areas. This week, she released a report from her political action committee called, "Hope from the Heartland." 

Hoping to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, members of Congress have introduced a bill that would allow victims to take their cases to court.

Just one day after candidates could begin filing their nominating petitions for the  primary election next March, some contests are shaping up for the Quad Cities and northwestern Illinois.

Togo Uprising QC

Oct 20, 2017
Ontheworldmap.com

Even though they now live thousands of miles from their native country, hundreds of people are expected to demonstrate tomorrow in the Quad Cities for civil rights and political change in the west African country of Togo. Members of the group, Togo Uprising QC, will hold a rally and march in Rock Island.

Rep. Cheri Bustos

National security was the focus for some members of Congress during a week-long trip to the Middle East. The group, including Cheri Bustos from East Moline and Illinois' 17th District, traveled to Israel and Jordan.

Cheri Bustos

Several months after first being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor of Illinois, Cheri Bustos has decided against it. Monday the congresswoman from East Moline and the 17th District said she will run for re-election next year instead.

Cheri Bustos

Following her overwhelming re-election in a district won by Donald Trump, Democrats in the US House have promoted Cheri Bustos to a job in leadership. Monday night, they elected the congresswoman from East Moline to be one of three co-chairs of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee.

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