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Central Illinois congressional representatives are praising the bipartisan House passage of an updated trade agreement among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis dug in Monday night as he again attacked the impeachment inquiry and called on Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring a free trade agreement to a vote.

Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

With the impeachment investigation moving into a more public phase this week, members of Congress are calibrating their responses.

Sam Dunklau / NPR Illinois

A self-described unpaid volunteer for Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis’ campaign crashed a news call being held by a Democrat running for Congress in 2020. Betsy Dirksen Londrigan’s campaign called the incident “underhanded.”

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If you thought 2017 was an interesting year politically, 2018 is forecast to be intense. 

Democrats Vie for Rep. Davis' Congressional Seat

Dec 15, 2017

Five Democrats who want to unseat 13th District congressman Rodney Davis met the public at a candidates’ forum Thurs. at the Champaign Public Library.

Congressman Davis Ready for Tax Cuts

Oct 20, 2017

A central Illinois congressman is ready to vote for tax cuts.

Rare Meeting Offers a Glimmer of Bipartisanship

Jun 19, 2017

Two Illinois Congressmen held a rare bipartisan community meeting this weekend.

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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.

An Illinois Republican says the Democratic sit-in in the U.S. House was a "publicity stunt."  Congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville says the nation doesn't need new gun laws, including a ban for anyone on the terror watch-list.  He says the FBI already has 72 hours to block someone who's on the list from buying a gun.

GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) - U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos and Rodney Davis say they're traveling to Cuba as part of an agricultural trade mission. Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers. Bustos is an East Moline Democrat and Davis is a Taylorville Republican.