Posted 41 days ago
The Associated Press projects that Rep. Mary Miller is the winner over fellow Republican Rep. Rodney Davis in a primary in Illinois 15th Congressional District, where former President Donald Trump’s continued clout over the GOP was on the line.
Trump had endorsed Miller and headlined a rally on Saturday in Illinois for the first-term representative and Trump supporter, Davis, who for a decade has represented the neighboring 13th District, was running against Miller for the newly drawn, heavily red seat in the central part of the state, which contains large swaths of his current district.
Davis was one of 35 House Republicans who last year voted for a bipartisan and independent commission to investigate the Jan 6, 2021 deadly attack on the U. S. Capitol by right wing extremists and other Trump supporters who aimed to disrupt the congressional certification of President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory. The bill to create the commission was downed in the Senate and House De... (Read more)