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The Champaign News-Gazette
To the incumbents go the campaign spoilsabout right when you have the advantages of incumbency and easy access to polit
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
about right when you have the advantages of incumbency and easy access to political action committee contributions. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, raised $413,549 during the three-month period and $319,700 of it came from political action... Read more
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Raw Story
GOP rep. says health care bill ‘fixed’ by ‘repealing a period and replacing it with a semicolon’Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) told MSNBC on Sunday that the Republican health care p
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) told MSNBC on Sunday that the Republican health care plan was a “fix” for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act even though millions are expected to lose insurance under the proposal. MSNBC host Alex Witt noted during... Read more
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Island Packet
Curbelo’s gang of moderate Republicans defeats anti-climate change legislationRepublicans occurred before the vote. Every Republican on the caucus with the e
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
Republicans occurred before the vote. Every Republican on the caucus with the exception of Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., and Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., voted in against the proposal by Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., which failed in a full House vote... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, July 7, 2017mailbag readers want to know about all kinds of other things. Such as: Hy-Vee
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
mailbag readers want to know about all kinds of other things. Such as: Hy-Vee in Champaign, the Macon County Jail, Rep. Rodney Davis' Facebook page, how school districts are numbered, an expansion at Presence Covenant, the farmers market at... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Springfield woman joins Democratic field for 13th District seatD-Springfield, and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, said
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
D-Springfield, and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, said Thursday she hopes to challenge U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, in the November 2018 election. Londrigan, 46, joins a list of candidates and potential... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Springfield woman joins Dem field for 13th District seatD-Springfield, and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, said
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
D-Springfield, and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, said Thursday she hopes to challenge U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, in the November 2018 election. Londrigan, 46, joins a list of candidates and potential... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly running for Rep. Mike Bost’s seat in Congressin May that the party was looking to make headway in the Metro East with Bost’s
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
in May that the party was looking to make headway in the Metro East with Bost’s seat and that of fellow Republican Rodney Davis in the 13th district. Former Rep. Jerry Costello, a Democrat represented the 12th district for a generation and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
July 4th: An extremely busy day for pet hospitalsyou don’t give them too much. Always check with your vet to make sure your dog
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
you don’t give them too much. Always check with your vet to make sure your dog is healthy enough to handle the medicine. Rodney Davis and Donna Madden had the same thought: The more tired my dog gets, the less trouble he’ll get into. “He’ll feel... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Davis remains fairly solid in most of 13th Districtwasn't disclosed. In fact, it's unclear whether the DCCC even mentioned that th
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
wasn't disclosed. In fact, it's unclear whether the DCCC even mentioned that the 13th District is represented by Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville. So treat the poll announcement with heavy skepticism and remember that there are two official... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
USDA awards $950,000 grant to UI for research on pollinator healthchose the University of Illinois to conduct research vital to our understanding
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
chose the University of Illinois to conduct research vital to our understanding of pollinator health," said U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, whose district includes Champaign-Urbana. "With pollinator decline at unprecedented levels, it... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Americans For Tax Reform Backs Airport Tax Billthat taxing jurisdiction, such as rental car providers. ATR said that the amen
Tax-News.com / Posted 23 days ago
that taxing jurisdiction, such as rental car providers. ATR said that the amendment bill, proposed by Representatives Rodney Davis (R-IL) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), is intended to ensure that the FAA Authorization Act of 1994 properly precludes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pritzker robocalls call Republican budget plan 'a sham'This bill was written behind closed doors and is only moving forward because (i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
This bill was written behind closed doors and is only moving forward because (insert the name of Rep. Peter Roskam or Rep. Rodney Davis) and House Republicans voted for a bill that would take health care away from millions,” the DCCC said in the... Read more
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BC Local News
‘It could’ve been a massacre’: Republican-hating gunman fires at U.S. lawmakershe called for America to tamp down the anger of its politics. In an emotional i
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
he called for America to tamp down the anger of its politics. In an emotional interview on Fox News, Illinois Republican Rodney Davis demanded change. He didn't specifically blame Democrats or progressives, but said the whole country needs to... Read more
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Daily Press
Balluzzo, Carter, Sipe, Hall, Waters, Carlton, Baker and Weaver win at Langley Speedway30 Tyler Baker made it three wins in six races this season. Richard Ellis, thr
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
30 Tyler Baker made it three wins in six races this season. Richard Ellis, three-time winner Richard Quinn, Rodney Davis and Don Masingo were next in the finishing order. BANDOLERO 15 Autumn Weaver led the final seven laps to win... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Where is the time going?Steve is back! Nick checks in on the current movie scene and talks about having
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
Steve is back! Nick checks in on the current movie scene and talks about having a rat tail back in the 80’s. Congressman Rodney Davis joins the show to reflect on how scary the shooting on the softball field was two weeks ago in Alexandria, VA.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Davis campaign apes design of sticker seeking his ousterCHAMPAIGN — It appears that a bumper sticker produced by a Champaign family cri
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — It appears that a bumper sticker produced by a Champaign family critical of Congressman Rodney Davis — "Unseat Rodney Davis" — has impressed the congressman and his re-election committee. They've borrowed the design for their own bumper... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Kickapoo Rail Trail not on track for July openingleast get it through our village. We are going to benefit from it a lot." Cong
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
least get it through our village. We are going to benefit from it a lot." Congressional security Reps. John Shimkus and Rodney Davis had different takes this week on their personal security in the wake of last week's shooting at a Republican... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Davis, Shimkus hope for bipartisanship in wake of shootingWhile U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said he hopes last week's shooting at the Republic
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
While U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said he hopes last week's shooting at the Republican baseball team's practice leads to less hostility and more bipartisan cooperation in Congress, his political mentor said that any effect probably will be... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fundraiser, protest set for Illinois GOP representativesThat would be Plano's Randy Hultgren, Channahon's Adam Kinzinger, Wheaton's Pet
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
That would be Plano's Randy Hultgren, Channahon's Adam Kinzinger, Wheaton's Peter Roskam, and downstaters Mike Bost, Rodney Davis, Darin LaHood and John Shimkus. Gov. Bruce Rauner had been set to be there and, in fact, was billed as the star... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lawmakers appeal directly to Trump to keep Ag Lab openformer Peorians. The only ones missing are Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Mike Quigle
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
former Peorians. The only ones missing are Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Mike Quigley, both Democrats, and Reps. Mike Bost, Rodney Davis and John Shimkus, all Republicans. It’s part of a broader education campaign that lawmakers are engaging in to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Peoria lawmakers appeal directly to Trump to keep Ag Lab openformer Peorians. The only ones missing are Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Mike Quigle
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted a month ago
former Peorians. The only ones missing are Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Mike Quigley, both Democrats, and Reps. Mike Bost, Rodney Davis and John Shimkus, all Republicans. It’s part of a broader education campaign that lawmakers are engaging in to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fundraiser, protest set for Illinois GOP representativesThat would be Plano's Randy Hultgren, Channahon's Adam Kinzinger, Wheaton's Pet
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
That would be Plano's Randy Hultgren, Channahon's Adam Kinzinger, Wheaton's Peter Roskam, and downstaters Mike Bost, Rodney Davis, Darin LaHood and John Shimkus. Gov. Bruce Rauner had been set to be there and, in fact, was billed as the star... Read more
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Roll Call
6 Democratic House Candidates With Plenty of Potentialin part because she lacks a voting record and is running in competitive distric
Roll Call / Posted a month ago
in part because she lacks a voting record and is running in competitive district. She will face freshman GOP Rep. Rodney Davis, assuming that he wins his primary. But Republicans surely will try to brand Callis as a “national Democrat” in... Read more
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The Alliance Review
GEORGETTE HUFF: The elephant in the roomhadn't been among the victims. Even with that, discussions have focused on phi
The Alliance Review / Posted a month ago
hadn't been among the victims. Even with that, discussions have focused on philosophical musings including by Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Illinois, who noted that "this could be the first political rhetorical terrorist attack, and that has to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Ted Nugent once said Obama should ‘suck on my machine gun,’ but now he wants to tone down the ‘hateful rhetoric’hear their voice. I think the other parties have an obligation, as well, to be
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
hear their voice. I think the other parties have an obligation, as well, to be respectful and in that dialogue.” And Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., who was on the baseball field during the shooting, condemned what he called “political, rhetorical... Read more
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The Morning Call
Illinois congressman displays shrapnel as he urges: 'Tone down this rhetoric'Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional baseball practice, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis used a tiny chunk of metal to make a point. "This is a reminder that all of us ... have to take a step back in this country,"... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Illinois congressman displays shrapnel as he urges: 'Tone down this rhetoric'Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional baseball practice, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis used a tiny chunk of metal to make a point. "This is a reminder that all of us ... have to take a step back in this country,"... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Illinois congressman displays shrapnel as he urges: 'Tone down this rhetoric'Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional baseball practice, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis used a tiny chunk of metal to make a point. "This is a reminder that all of us ... have to take a step back in this country,"... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois congressman displays shrapnel as he urges: 'Tone down this rhetoric'Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional baseball practice, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis used a tiny chunk of metal to make a point. "This is a reminder that all of us ... have to take a step back in this country,"... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois congressman at Virginia shooting: 'It's my breaking point'U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville was at home plate during the Re
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville was at home plate during the Republican congressional team's baseball practice Wednesday when gunfire erupted. "I was up to bat and I heard a loud noise that I thought was a construction site dropping... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois congressman displays shrapnel as he urges: 'Tone down this rhetoric'Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Four days after shots rang out while he stood at home plate at a congressional baseball practice, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis used a tiny chunk of metal to make a point. "This is a reminder that all of us ... have to take a step back in this country,"... Read more
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Daily Mail
Republican congressman calls on Americans to come togetherDay' of his life and renews a call for politicians to stop political vitriol an
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Day' of his life and renews a call for politicians to stop political vitriol and 'come together' Illinois representative Rodney Davis was on the field when shooting took place Davis emotionally said Sunday morning this Father's Day was the best... Read more
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CBS News
John’s Notebook: Ending political hate requires more than hopeshooting, Congressman Gary Palmer said, "our Republic is in danger" and that we
CBS News / Posted 1 months ago
shooting, Congressman Gary Palmer said, "our Republic is in danger" and that we are "fraying at the edges." Congressman Rodney Davis said, "the way we talk to each other has to change. The political hate has to end." It's not the words we use,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Ted Nugent once said Obama should ‘suck on my machine gun,’ but now he wants to tone down the ‘hateful rhetoric’their voice. I think the other parties have an obligation, as well, to be respe
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
their voice. I think the other parties have an obligation, as well, to be respectful and in that dialogue.” And U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Illinois, who was on the baseball field during the shooting, condemned what he called “political, rhetorical... Read more
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FOX News
'Best Father's Day' ever: Congressman Davis grateful after sniper attackIllinois Rep. Rodney Davis, among the Republican congressmen who survived a sni
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis, among the Republican congressmen who survived a sniper attack last week, said Sunday this was the “best Father’s Day” of his life and renewed a call for politicians to stop the political vitriol that appears to have... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Following shooting, hopes that Congressional baseball game can heal political dividestogether, how are we ever going to survive?" said Frank Schiavone, who attended
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
together, how are we ever going to survive?" said Frank Schiavone, who attended the congressional ballgame. Representative Rodney Davis of Illinois said he wants both parties to find common ground before another tragedy like the one Wednesday... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Following shooting, hopes that Congressional baseball game can heal political dividestogether, how are we ever going to survive?" said Frank Schiavone, who attended
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
together, how are we ever going to survive?" said Frank Schiavone, who attended the congressional ballgame. Representative Rodney Davis of Illinois said he wants both parties to find common ground before another tragedy like the one Wednesday... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Week in review: GOP lawmaker shot, property taxes going up, YouTube star charged with child pornParty." He had been a volunteer for Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Party." He had been a volunteer for Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign last year. Downstate Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis said he was up at bat when he heard a loud noise, then a colleague saying, "Run, he's got a gun." Davis, who was... Read more
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FOX News
All eyes on Trump, alwaysbe in the hospital for some time.’” ANY GIVEN SUNDAY After a tragic week, Chr
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
be in the hospital for some time.’” ANY GIVEN SUNDAY After a tragic week, Chris Wallace sits down this weekend with Rep. Rodney Davis R-IL., to discuss the Congressional baseball shooting and where party unity stands. Plus, Mr. Sunday talks about... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Day after shooting, members of Congress step up to plateU.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville returned to the baseball field
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville returned to the baseball field Thursday with his Republican teammates, one day after he stood at the plate as a gunman opened fire during a practice session. Davis and some of his teammates wore... Read more
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The Morning Call
Day after shooting, members of Congress step up to plateU.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville returned to the baseball field
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate Taylorville returned to the baseball field Thursday with his Republican teammates, one day after he stood at the plate as a gunman opened fire during a practice session. Davis and some of his teammates wore... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ammons puts off decision on running for Davis' seatChampaign-Urbana, Decatur, much of Springfield and parts of Bloomington-Normal.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, much of Springfield and parts of Bloomington-Normal. It is now represented by U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, who Wednesday morning was at the Alexandria, Va., park where a gunman opened fire on a group of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Lawmakers to play charity baseball game after congressional shootingwill happen at the park. We sat down with a pair from Illinois who will be in
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
will happen at the park. We sat down with a pair from Illinois who will be in the lineup. That includes representatives Rodney Davis and John Shimkus. Both of them say that this game is exactly what is needed right now. They say it is the type... Read more
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ajc.com
Where to watch Congressional Baseball Game: TV time, channelMichigan Mike Bishop, Michigan Kevin Brady, Texas Mo Brooks, Alabama Mike C
ajc.com / Posted 1 months ago
Michigan Mike Bishop, Michigan Kevin Brady, Texas Mo Brooks, Alabama Mike Conaway, Texas Ryan Costello, Pennsylvania Rodney Davis, Illinois Ron Desantis, Florida Jeff Duncan, South Carolina Jeff Flake, Arizona Chuck Fleischmann,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump says Scalise is in 'some trouble' after shootingthat have to stop. this is the result, I believe, of political rhetorical terro
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
that have to stop. this is the result, I believe, of political rhetorical terrorism. That has to stop.' Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis (pictured right) was one of those present during the shooting. He said it was caused by 'political rhetorical... Read more
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The Hindu
Attack on GOP lawmakers sharpens political divide“Left-wing rhetoric” has sent a “signal” that “it’s okay to hate Trump, it’s ok
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
“Left-wing rhetoric” has sent a “signal” that “it’s okay to hate Trump, it’s okay to think of Trump in violent terms”. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), said: “Political rhetorical terrorism” led to the incident. Divergent positions Democrats and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trump critic attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootoutshooting took place just after 7 a.m. (1100 GMT) as the Republican team practic
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
shooting took place just after 7 a.m. (1100 GMT) as the Republican team practiced for the charity showdown. Congressman Rodney Davis told CNN he was at the plate at the time, and Scalise was in the field at second base. “I was batting, we heard... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ammons puts off decisionChampaign-Urbana, Decatur, much of Springfield and parts of Bloomington-Normal.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, much of Springfield and parts of Bloomington-Normal. It is now represented by U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, who Wednesday morning was at the Alexandria, Va., park where a gunman opened fire on a group of... Read more
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FOX News
Scalise critical as shooting stokes fears of rhetoric-fueled violenceHigh School in California that she lost a $100 bet because President Trump had
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
High School in California that she lost a $100 bet because President Trump had not been shot on Inauguration Day. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-N.Y., told CNN shortly after the shooting that overheated rhetoric has dangerous consequences. “I believe... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rodney Davis: Congress needs to show the American people how to come togetherRep. Rodney Davis said Thursday that members of Congress need to realize they’r
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
Rep. Rodney Davis said Thursday that members of Congress need to realize they’re Americans first and politicians second in the wake of Wednesday’s shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. “We can argue about policy differences, but we have to always... Read more
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