Cheri Bustos

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Cheri Bustos
Cheri Bustos official photo.jpg
Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded bySteve Israel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 17th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byBobby Schilling
Personal details
Born (1961-10-17) October 17, 1961 (age 57)
Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Gerry Bustos
Children3 sons
EducationUniversity of Maryland,
College Park
(BA)
University of Illinois,
Springfield
(MA)
WebsiteHouse website

Cheryl Lea Bustos /ˈbsts/ (née Callahan; born October 17, 1961) is an American journalist, healthcare executive, and politician. Bustos has served as the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Bustos is the first woman elected to Congress from her district.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brand, Anna (September 12, 2014). "'30 in 30': Women Candidates to Watch in 2014 – Cheri Bustos". MSNBC. MSNBC. Retrieved November 6, 2014.

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