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Candidate profile: Rodney Davis

November 1st, 2016

NAME: Rodney Davis AGE: 46 IMMEDIATE FAMILY: Shannon, Toryn, Clark, and Griffin Davis OCCUPATION: Member of Congress OFFICE SOUGHT: Congressional District IL-13 PARTY AFFILIATION: Republican PREVIOUS ELECTED POSITIONS: CD IL-13 since 2013 What changes, if any, should be made in the Affordable Care Act? I do not support the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and have […]

Fifth graders ask the tough questions

October 31st, 2016

U.S. State Representative Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, was in Edwardsville Thursday answering questions about everything from global warming to illegal immigration. Davis, who is seeking his third term representing the 13th Congressional District, answered the tough questions  posed to him from fifth graders in Matt Maddox’s class at Columbus Elementary School. Maddox had invited Davis to […]

One of the best ads of 2016

October 27th, 2016

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis’ (R-Ill.) campaign today launched its first television ad of the 2016 general election telling the story of Jonny Wade, a seven-year-old boy from Jerseyville who lost his battle with brain cancer last Christmas Eve. The ad features Kim Wade, Jonny’s mother, who reached out to Davis’ office to help carry out […]

Our View: U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis deserves third term

October 26th, 2016

The 13th Congressional District election contest between incumbent U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, and Mark Wicklund, a Democrat from Decatur, has been a refreshing oasis of civility in a year that will go down in history for the coarseness and viciousness of its politics. Davis is seeking his third term representing the district, which covers […]

13th District candidates differ on health care

SPRINGFIELD – With less than two weeks before the election, and in the wake of exponential healthcare premium increases, both candidates for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District say there are problems with the Affordable Care Act but differ on the solutions.  During a debate in Springfield Tuesday night, Democratic challenger Mark Wicklund said there are noticeable problems, but he takes […]

Congressman Rodney Davis on the election

October 25th, 2016

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis about how the 2016 election is going. Listen to the podcast here.

Rep. Davis Talks Future Of Illinois National Guard

October 24th, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Monday, Republican Congressman Rodney Davis took part in a round table discussion at Camp Lincoln on the future of the Illinois National Guard. Rep. Davis invited Republican Congressman Steve Womack of Arkansas to Camp Lincoln as well. Representative Womack is a member of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and they both […]

Editorial: Davis, LaHood should return to Congress

October 23rd, 2016

If not for the presence of a few yards signs, residents of the 13th Congressional District may be wondering if there is a race going on. The contest between incumbent Rodney Davis, a Republican from Taylorville, and Mark Wicklund, a Democrat from Decatur, has been a low-key affair. That’s a huge change, considering more recent […]

Election preview: Davis cites experience; Wicklund says he’s no ‘insider’

A 16-year staffer for another member of Congress before being elected to the U.S. House in 2012, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, says he deserves a third two-year term because he’s shown he can get things done for his district. “When I first ran for this office, I told the voters that I was going […]

Illinois Gun-Rights Group Announces Key Candidate Endorsements

October 12th, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following was released today by the ISRA Political Victory Fund (ISRA-PVF): The ISRA-PVF is pleased to announce its key candidate endorsements for the November 2016 general election. District 13– Rodney Davis is the ISRA FED-PAC Endorsed Candidate. Read the full article here.