Cori Bush is a nurse, single mother, ordained pastor and community activist running for US Congress in Missouri's 1st District

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  Team Cori · [email protected]
June 13, 2024 at 5:17 PM

The odds we're up against

Did you know Black women candidates raise only half of what their male counterparts do?John,   Did you know Black women candidates raise only half of what their male counterparts do? Despite their qualifications and dedication to public service, Black women face substantial barriers when it comes to…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
June 12, 2024 at 6:13 PM

We’ve got less than two months.

Hi John,   We have less than two months until my primary election.   I am filled with feelings of pride and hope. Thanks to you and our base of amazing supporters, my fundraising team tells me we officially reached our May fundraising goal! That’s in large part thanks to your generous support. …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
June 11, 2024 at 8:17 PM

We'll say it again: ST. LOUIS IS NOT FOR SALE

John,   Did you hear? Those AIPAC donors pouring loads of money into our opponent’s campaign are the biggest source of Republican donations into Democratic primaries…  And surprise, surprise… Cori’s opponent Wesley Bell is among AIPAC’s TOP 4 recipients this cycle — gladly taking money from the ant…
  Marquis Govan, Field Director · [email protected]
June 9, 2024 at 5:06 PM

🖊️📋🗳️

It’s summer in St. Louis… and we need to make sure our field team has the resources to keep our volunteers hydrated, cool, and out talking to the voters of MO-01. John,    It’s summer in St. Louis… and we need to make sure our field team has the resources to keep our volunteers hydrated, cool, and o…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
June 6, 2024 at 7:47 PM

It's time we listen.

John,   In the face of escalating violence and oppression, I've proudly called for de-escalation, diplomacy and a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.   And I’m not alone. As our government sends another $14 BILLION to fund Netanyahu's war crimes, it's inspiring to see so many young people on college campus…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
June 5, 2024 at 2:02 PM

Remembering the origin of Pride.

As we step into this vibrant and vital time of year, we celebrate all of the LGBTQIA+ members of our St. Louis community who enrich our district every single day.   But, John — Pride Month is not just a celebration; it is a commemoration of a struggle. We must never forget that Pride started as a pr…
  Devon Moody, Campaign Manager · [email protected]
June 4, 2024 at 8:57 PM

Birds of a feather

John, as Cori’s campaign manager, it’s my job to stay up-to-date on the status of this race. Well, I’m up to date… and I think you should be too. John,   As Cori’s campaign manager, it’s my job to stay up-to-date on the status of this race.  Well, I’m up to date… and I think you should be too. Last …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
May 29, 2024 at 2:02 PM

AIPAC offshoot spends $240k to unseat Cori

BREAKING!! AIPAC, their super PAC, and their network of far-right GOP mega-donors just made the first ad purchase of their $20 million campaign to buy this seat for our opponent. They’re already telegraphing that they’ll stop at nothing to unseat Cori. Will you rush in a $24 donation right now to he…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
May 28, 2024 at 9:48 PM

My finance director just sent me this

Hi there, John,  I just got this text from my finance director and had to share it with you all: So, John, I’m coming to you to help me cross the finish line. I’m truly so thankful I can always count on you. Will you donate before my May fundraising deadline? Thank you, Cori   As a frontline Ferguso…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
May 24, 2024 at 5:04 PM

you 🤝 us

Team Cori here.  GOP strategists and their far-right megadonors are trying to buy this deep-blue seat. Why? They don’t like what Cori stands for… you know, stuff like Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, protecting abortion care, and facilitating a permanent Ceasefire in Gaza…  No, they don’t like…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
May 23, 2024 at 7:07 PM

From St. Louis to Gaza

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: History will remember where we stood. John,  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: History will remember where we stood.  As Netanyahu and his right-wing government continue to escalate a regional conflict, this is our Iraq War moment. Amidst devastat…
  Cori Bush HQ · [email protected]
May 22, 2024 at 6:07 PM

We’re gaining momentum!

We're buzzing with excitement here at Cori Bush HQ because our launch video is taking the internet by storm! John,   We're buzzing with excitement here at Cori Bush HQ because our launch video is taking the internet by storm! 🚀 We've just hit a milestone: 1 MILLION VIEWS and counting! 😱  And we're …
  Marquis Govan, Field Director · [email protected]
May 18, 2024 at 3:10 PM

Summer in STL

John,    It’s summer in St. Louis… and we need to make sure our field team has the resources to keep our volunteers hydrated, cool, and out talking to the voters of MO-01. Plus, the May Day Parade is this weekend and we want to make sure our field team has the tools they need to show out!  You may…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
May 16, 2024 at 3:46 PM

"Please welcome Congresswoman Cori Bush"

John,  In 2020, we defeated a 52-year political dynasty.  In 2022, St. Louis sent a clear message that we won’t return to the status quo. Now, Cori is once again running to represent Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. In an atmosphere where politics often feels distant and disconnected from re…
  Ronika Moody, Finance Director · [email protected]
May 15, 2024 at 1:56 PM

Twenty-seven-seventy-nine

Hi John,   I just took a look at our ActBlue account and wanted to share what I found...  Since the start of this quarter, our average email donation has been $27.79. These donations come from regular, everyday people. I know it may not seem like much, but every contribution you’ve made, no matter…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
May 14, 2024 at 8:32 PM

Got a text

FIRST: We stood up for humanity in Gaza by calling for a permanent ceasefire. THEN: Our opponent took thousands from AIPAC and their Republican megadonors. CHIP IN $20   As a frontline Ferguson activist, a formerly unhoused single mother of two, a nurse, a survivor, and a pastor, Congresswoman Cor…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
May 13, 2024 at 6:45 PM

History will remember where we stood.

John,  In the face of escalating violence and oppression, I've proudly called for de-escalation, diplomacy and a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.   And I’m not alone. As our government sends another $14 BILLION to fund Netanyahu's war crimes, it's inspiring to see so many young people on college campu…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
May 10, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Closing the gap

John,   Did you know Black women candidates raise only half of what their male counterparts do? Despite their qualifications and dedication to public service, Black women face substantial barriers when it comes to financing competitive campaigns.   Not only does the fundraising gap undermine Black…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
May 8, 2024 at 8:55 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Bell's Republican donors...

John,  While our self-proclaimed Democratic opponent Wesley Bell claims to stand for “progressive values,” his campaign is being bankrolled by some very questionable donors.  According to recent reports, Bell has raked in over $65,000 from donors who also contributed to Missouri's two Republican Se…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
May 2, 2024 at 3:22 PM

Celebrating a people-powered victory!

Congresswoman Summer Lee wins PA Democratic Primary! Hi John!   Congresswoman Summer Lee and I just took a courageous stand by voting against sending another $14 billion to fund Netanyahu’s war crimes. Now, I am overjoyed to share that my sister-in-service…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
April 30, 2024 at 4:32 PM

Together, we can defeat AIPAC

Hi John, Team Cori here. We’ll keep this quick.   It’s no secret AIPAC and other Republican dark money groups are pouring millions of dollars into this race. Their goal? To oust Cori from Congress. Well, we’re not going to let that happen, John. Before ou…
  Devon Moody, Campaign Manager · [email protected]
April 29, 2024 at 7:22 PM

About Cori’s opponent…

Hi there, John,    I’m Devon, Cori’s Campaign Manager – and I just wanted to check in with you all about Cori’s race. Did you know that just a few months ago, Cori’s opponent was running for Senate against Josh Hawley? …
  Ronika Moody, Finance Director · [email protected]
April 25, 2024 at 2:22 PM

Our team’s toughest problem needs solving.

Hi there John,   As Cori’s finance director, I’ve been keeping tabs on our fundraising progress ahead of our competitive primary election. This is our last full quarter before Election Day – our last big deadline to make a difference – so I really want to…
  Rep. Summer Lee · [email protected]
April 23, 2024 at 5:33 PM

YOU + ME + CORI BUSH

Hi there,    I’m Congresswoman Summer Lee, proudly representing Pennsylvania’s 12th district since 2023. Today, I’m facing a primary election. As my sister-in-service Cori Bush knows all too well, AIPAC and MAGA billionaires are funneling…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
April 22, 2024 at 9:24 PM

Endorsements befitting of Earth Day 🌳

Happy Earth Day, John, 🌎   To our team, Earth Day isn’t just another day on the calendar — it's a call to action. It's about recognizing the interconnectedness of all life on our planet and understanding our responsibility to preserve it. From fighting fo…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
April 21, 2024 at 3:32 PM

People > Corporations

John,  …Did you know that if you filed your taxes this year, you’re paying more federal income taxes than Nike, FedEx and dozens of other major corporations paid in 2020?  And between the years of 2018 and 2022, 35 major U.S. corporations — including famo…
  Marquis Govan, Field Director · [email protected]
April 19, 2024 at 7:51 PM

The heartbeat of our campaign

Hi John! Marquis Govan here, Cori Bush's new Field Director. I worked on Cori’s campaign in 2020 and I am honored to be rejoining her team to make history yet again!  As Field Director, my role …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
April 12, 2024 at 7:26 PM

It’s taken 100 years...

John, The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was first introduced in Congress in 1923. For more than 100 years, we’ve been pushing and advocating for equal rights to be guaranteed for all people, regardless of sex or gender identity.   …Meaning the ERA is older…
  Ayanna Pressley · [email protected]
April 5, 2024 at 12:51 PM

I’m making it official:

It is an honor to be in this fight with you Hi John, I wanted you to hear the news from me: I’m officially running for re-election to represent Massachusetts’ 7th District.   When I first ran for Congress in 2018, some folks cynically said…
  Ayanna Pressley · [email protected]
April 3, 2024 at 10:01 PM

I want you to hear this from me, John

It is an honor to be in this fight with you Hi John, I wanted you to hear the news from me: I’m officially running for re-election to represent Massachusetts’ 7th District.   When I first ran for Congress in 2018, some folks cynically said…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
April 1, 2024 at 4:52 PM

Thank you, John

Hi John,    As we kick off April, I am filled with a feeling of hope – thanks to you. My fundraising team tells me we officially reached our Q1 fundraising goal and that’s in large part thanks to your generous support.    My campaign is fully grassroots-p…
  Ronika Moody, Finance Director · [email protected]
March 30, 2024 at 2:04 PM

While Cori does her job, we’ll do ours.

Ronika here, Cori’s campaign Finance Director with some exciting news! We’re right on track to reach our Q1 fundraising goal, with just $2,234 left to go!  Lucky for us, we have amazing supporters like you who are willing to help us close that gap and rea…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
March 29, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Cori’s taking a stand for our reproductive freedom

John, SCOTUS is set to decide on a case that could lead to the ban of Mifepristone, one of two drugs used for medication abortion in the U.S.  Mifepristone has been FDA-approved for 23 years. It’s safe. It’s effective. And it’s in jeopardy. Let’s get one …
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
March 28, 2024 at 9:52 PM

Now that our ballot is finalized...

We’ve got some work to do. Our primary ballot is officially finalized! Now comes the hard part…   John, going up against Republican-funded dark money PACs isn't easy. Running a grassroots, people-funded campaign isn’t easy. Asking for money isn’t easy. Bu…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
March 26, 2024 at 2:32 PM

The Black Women Fundraising Gap

John,    Did you know, historically, Black women raise on average a third of what other candidates raise in competitive primaries? And it’s not for lack of trying... The odds have been stacked a…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
March 24, 2024 at 3:02 PM

END SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

John, Solitary confinement is a form of psychological torture that can cause lasting harm. Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from using the inhumane practice on an estimated 3,000 immigrant detainees each year. I…
  Ronika Moody, Finance Director · [email protected]
March 21, 2024 at 8:32 PM

Two ways to help our campaign today

Hi John,    Ronika here, with a quick fundraising update. As Cori's finance director, it’s my job to make sure our fundraising stays on track. I just looked over our Q1 numbers and I’m concerned.   It’s no secret that AIPAC and other right-wing special in…
  Cori Bush · [email protected]
March 17, 2024 at 2:23 PM

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again

Donald Trump is the Former White Supremacist-in-Chief. John, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Donald Trump is the former White Supremacist-in-Chief. Why? Because this is the same man who led a deadly, white supremacist attack against our democra…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
March 14, 2024 at 3:21 PM

Our race is being flooded by AIPAC money

John,  According to a recent Politico article, AIPAC and their GOP mega-donors are planning to spend $100 million to unseat progressive candidates. Their “top target”? Congresswoman Cori Bush.  As one of the most outspoken Members of Congress calling for …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
March 12, 2024 at 1:23 PM

Congressional Black Caucus PAC-endorsed!

The Congressional Black Caucus PAC (CBC PAC) has officially endorsed our re-election campaign! Hi team,  Team Cori here with some HUGE NEWS: The Congressional Black Caucus PAC (CBC PAC) has officially endorsed our re-election campaign!  Here’s what the CBC…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 6:13 PM

Become a founding donor today

Your support will help give our re-election campaign a running start when it hits the ground tomorrow. John, Tomorrow, we are officially launching Cori’s re-election campaign. As we stand together in this journey, we are not just campaigning; we are building a movemen…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 24, 2024 at 5:03 PM

Speaking truth to power comes at a price

Cori will always stand up for Palestinians' rights to life John, Since before Cori even took office, she was speaking truth to power, advocating for real racial justice, police accountability, and better conditions for all of us. That’s why it comes as no surprise to …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 23, 2024 at 7:13 PM

"One of the progressives who gave us hope in 2023"

The Nation recognized Cori for her bold pro-peace, pro-humanity leadership in Congress John, The Nation just published an article titled “The Progressives Who Gave Us Hope in 2023” naming labor leaders, activists, academics, and politicians who shone a light of hope d…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 22, 2024 at 5:32 PM

Escaping the winter cold

Nobody should go through the extreme cold without a roof over their head. John, Over the last few weeks, tens of millions of people in the middle of the country had to endure the coldest depths of winter; parts of the Midwest as cold as -30 degrees Fahrenheit. Nobody …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 5:40 PM

Cori and St. Louis stand for humanity

All of us must come together to demand a ceasefire to save lives. John, Last week, St. Louis City’s Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution calling on President Joe Biden to work toward a ceasefire in Gaza. We’re so proud of St. Louis for taking a stand agai…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 17, 2024 at 5:34 PM

Call on President Biden to invest in human needs and cut the Pentagon budget now

To influence policymakers in the White House and make a real impact, the time to act is NOW. John, The president is putting the final touches on next year’s budget now, and with global tensions on a razor’s edge, “security” is certain to be a top priority. But for decades, th…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 13, 2024 at 6:42 PM

We couldn’t be prouder of St. Louis

Build on the momentum: add your name to the ceasefire resolution today John, We have some incredible news: yesterday, St. Louis City’s Board of Aldermen’s unanimous passage of a resolution calling on President Joe Biden to work toward a ceasefire in Gaza. When Cori intro…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 9:07 PM

Cori is unapologetically standing up for human rights

Cori refuses to be silent in the face of mass suffering John, Beginning yesterday, South Africa began its case before the International Court of Justice against Israel’s inhumane slaughter of over 20,000 Palestinians in Gaza over the last few months. Congresswoman Co…
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 11, 2024 at 9:40 PM

Speaking truth to power

Cori will always stand up for Palestinians' rights to life John, Since before Cori even took office, she was speaking truth to power, advocating for real racial justice, police accountability, and better conditions for all of us. That’s why it comes as no surprise to …
  Team Cori · [email protected]
January 9, 2024 at 2:58 PM

Coldwater Creek

Cori is a leader on this important issue in Congress, and she’s an environmental justice champion. John, Every single person deserves to live without having to worry about their water and air being contaminated. And yet for decades, tens of thousands of people who have …