January 12, 2010 --
Congressman Bobby Rush is expected to endorse Todd Stroger Tuesday in his bid to remain president of the county board. Rush will officially announce his support at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. He's the highest ranking lawmaker to back the incumbent.
A coalition of clergy, civic, elected officials will join the congressman at the event.
Stroger faces Dorothy Brown, Terrence O'Brien and Toni Preckwinkle in the February 2 Democratic primary.
On Monday, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky endorsed Preckwinkle.