Hudson Technologies CEO Kevin Zugibe meets with visiting Congressmen John Shimkus and Rodney Davis at the Hudson plant in Champaign.
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August 14, 2017

Rep. Davis On Trump’s Charlottesville Comments, Help For Champaign Manufacturer

During a visit to a manufacturing plant in Champaign Monday, Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis says he was satisfied with President Trump’s original comments about the race-fueled violence that occurred Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. But Davis says he was glad the president made an additional statement on Monday specifically condemning the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacist groups.

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State Representative Carol Ammons of Urbana
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July 25, 2017

Ammons Will Not Seek 13th Congressional District Seat

State Representative Carol Ammons has announced that she will not run for Congress. The Urbana Democrat announced Monday night on Twitter that after two months of consideration that she will not seek the Democratic nomination for the 13th Congressional District, currently held by Republican Rodney Davis.

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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)
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June 14, 2017

After Shooting, Davis Calls For Move Away From 'Hateful Rhetoric'

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) was at the plate Wednesday, during an early morning batting practice of the Republican Congressional baseball team, when he heard a loud noise that he did not immediately recognize as a gunshot. Davis says the noise sounded to him like a large piece of metal being dropped at a construction area, although they weren’t at a construction area, but at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia. The noise was followed by someone else on the field shouting, “Run, he’s got a gun!”

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Demonstrators outside the Champaign office of U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville).
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June 02, 2017

Protesters Return for Rodney Davis’ Office Hours In Champaign

About 75 protesters showed up at Congressman Rodney Davis’ Champaign office Friday afternoon for his “office hour” meetings with constituents. The turnout was smaller than the Taylorville Republican’s round of closed-door meetings with individuals and small groups three weeks ago. But the demonstrators made enough noise, chanting “Town Hall!” “Bring Rodney Out!” and other slogans, that the congressman’s office neighbors complained.

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