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Cheri Bustos

U.S. Representative and Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Bustos, D-Illinois, has represented Illinois’s 17th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2014. She sits on the House Appropriations Committee as well as the Defense, Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Military Construction & Veterans Affairs subcommittees. Before being elected to Congress, Bustos worked as an investigative journalist and at a nonprofit health care system, and she served two terms on the city council in East Moline, Illinois.