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Cori Bush

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U.S. Congressman

The Resume

Why she might be annoying:

    The state filed liens against her for unpaid taxes.
    She ran unsuccessfully for the Senate (2016).
    She made a controversial tweet to ‘defund the Pentagon.’

Why she might not be annoying:

    She became interested in politics while working as a triage nurse and community organizer during the Ferguson riots.
    She was named a Nonviolence 365 Ambassador by the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
    She scored an upset victory over 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay in the 2020 Democratic primary.
    She said she wanted to be ‘a regular person representing regular people in Congress.’
    She said, ‘I know what it’s like to be on food stamps and WIC and to work for minimum wage, to be uninsured, to not have any health insurance.... what it’s like to be caught up in the payday loan cycle.’

Credit: C. Fishel

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 304 Votes: 58.22% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 185 Votes: 51.35% Annoying