Quincy aldermen hear first reading of ordinance to allow Miller to establish office on second floor of City Hall

QUINCY — The first reading of an ordinance to lease office space in City Hall to Congresswoman Mary Miller enticed one speaker to address the Quincy City Council during Monday’s meeting, but Quincy Mayor Mike Troup said the arrangement would only be temporary. Miller handily won the 15th District Congressional seat over Democrat Paul Lange…

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Letter to the Editor: Since Miller-Lange debate sounds unlikely, here are questions that might have been asked

The League of Women Voters, I am told, had planned to sponsor a debate between Paul Lange, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative in the Illinois 15th Congressional District, and Mary Miller, the Republican candidate for that office. Miller apparently refuses to debate Lange. I would like to propose questions that each candidate might have…

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Lange wants television debate but claims Miller hasn’t agreed to show up

QUINCY — Paul Lange, the Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 15th Congressional District, has invited Republican opponent Mary Miller to a debate. A press release from Lange’s campaign team says Lange says he has expressed public enthusiasm for the opportunity to debate, even making posts about the topic on social media, but claims Miller has stayed silent…

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Davis makes one last stop in Quincy before primary voters head to polls in tightly-contested 15th District race

QUINCY — Rodney Davis said he believes former President Donald Trump got “bad advice” regarding his endorsement of Mary Miller, who he’s running against in the Republican primary for the 15th District. Trump called Miller ‘a fearless America First patriot” before he introduced her during Saturday’s “Save America!” rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds in…

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Dear Diary: Spending a day in little ol’ Mendon waiting for Donald Trump to show up

MENDON, Ill. — Saturday was arguably the biggest day in the history of this tiny town (2010 Census says 953 people) because of the “Save America!” rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds, highlighted by an appearance by former President Donald Trump. Here’s how the events of the day unveiled in my eyes. 7:50 a.m.: Alarm…

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Troup: City will learn Wednesday about details of Trump’s visit to Adams County later this month

QUINCY — Quincy Mayor Mike Troup said the city will learn the details of former President Donald Trump’s visit to the Quincy area on Wednesday. Speaking after Monday’s meeting of the City Council, Troup said he believes Trump, the nation’s 45th president, will arrive at Quincy Regional Airport on Saturday, June 25. The likely location…

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KSDK: Miller campaign volunteer was convicted in 2005 for luring young boy for sex

ST. LOUIS — If you signed a petition to help put U.S. Rep. Mary Miller (R-Illinois) on this June’s primary ballot, there’s a chance a man convicted of luring a child for sex was the one who asked you to sign those campaign documents. Miller is facing new questions about her relationship with Brad Graven,…

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Good-bye LaHood, hello Davis?

Latest map released this weekend moves Peoria-area congressman north, pits him against Kinzinger. Rodney Davis would represent much of West-Central Illinois. Illinois Democrats are pitting Republicans against each other in a pair of potential races in the latest revised congressional map released late Saturday. The plan is likely to be voted on this week when…

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