Cori Bush

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Cori Bush
Cori Bush 117th U.S Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 1st district
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byLacy Clay
Personal details
Born
Cori Anika Bush

(1976-07-21) July 21, 1976 (age 46)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Children2
EducationHarris-Stowe State University
Lutheran School of Nursing
WebsiteCampaign website

Cori Bush (born July 21, 1976)[1] is an American politician, registered nurse, pastor, and activist. Bush is a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri's 1st congressional district since 2021. She is a member of the Democratic Party.[2]

On August 4, 2020, she beat 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay in the 2020 U.S. House of Representatives primary election. She won the general election in November 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. @CoriBush (July 21, 2020). "Today I'm celebrating my 44th birthday!!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. "Meet Cori Bush, the Ferguson Activist Vying to Be Missouri's First Black Congresswoman". July 31, 2018. Retrieved June 22, 2020.