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Cori Bush

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

(1976-07-21) July 21, 1976 (age 47)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
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.