Erika Harold http://peoriapublicradio.org en Rodney Davis announces re-election campaign http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rodney-davis-announces-re-election-campaign <div>Congressman Rodney Davis is touring the 13th district formally announcing his re-election campaign. The Taylorville Republican recently voted for the House Bill to defund Affordable Care Act and during his stop in Bloomington Davis was forthright about the law several times.</div><div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:30:58 +0000 Charles Schlenker 12353 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rodney Davis announces re-election campaign Political pranksters target Congressman Davis http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/political-pranksters-target-congressman-davis <div>Political campaigns are gearing up for next year's elections. So, too, are political pranksters.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">As </span>IPR'S<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brian Mackey reports, Congressman Rodney Davis has lately found himself being shadowed by a giant duck.</span></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Technically it's a woman in a duck suit.</span></p><div> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:01:13 +0000 Denise Molina 10608 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Political pranksters target Congressman Davis U of I professor running for Illinois' 13th Congressional District http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/u-i-professor-running-illinois-13th-congressional-district <div>Both major political parties will have a primary race in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Illinois Physics professor and Democrat George </span>Gollin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> launched his run Tuesday with supporters at the Champaign County Fair.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first-time candidate says he’s still learning about fundraising, but has met with backers who are familiar with science and higher education policy:</span></div><div> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:22:48 +0000 Jeff Bossert 9344 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U of I professor running for Illinois' 13th Congressional District Congressman asks campaign official to step down for writing racist comments http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-asks-campaign-official-step-down-writing-racist-comments <p>Central Illinois Republican congressman Rodney Davis is asking a campaign official to step down from his party position after writing what's been called a racist email about Davis' primary challenger.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:24:36 +0000 Denise Molina 7659 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman asks campaign official to step down for writing racist comments Harold Launches Bid for Congress in Urbana http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/harold-launches-bid-congress-urbana <p></p><div>Former Miss America Erika Harold has vowed to reach out to those who aren’t traditional Republican voters. &nbsp;Harold announced her run to seek the GOP nomination for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District in front of Urbana High School Tuesday. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:54:47 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6765 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Harold Launches Bid for Congress in Urbana