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Bobby Rush wins Illinois House primary

Bobby Rush wins Illinois House primary
© Greg Nash

Rep. Bobby RushBobby Lee RushUnleashing an American-led clean energy economy to reach net-zero emissions Lawmakers press federal agencies on scope of SolarWinds attack OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House Democrats reintroduce road map to carbon neutrality by 2050 | Kerry presses oil companies to tackle climate change | Biden delays transfer of sacred lands for copper mine MORE (D-Ill.) won the Democratic primary in Illinois’s 1st District, earning him the chance to run for a 14th term.

Rush prevailed over three other Democrats challenging him for the nomination. With 46 percent of precincts reporting, the Congressman easily won with 70 percent of the vote. Democrat Sarah Gad was second with 11.2 percent.