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Davis, Shimkus laud their colleagues’ tax-reform bill

WASHINGTON — Local Republican congressmen said the GOP tax package passed Thursday would aid the middle class and business development, while Democrats called it a partisan bill that will hurt the middle class and universities, [...]

The Republican Tax on Science

11/16/2017 05:00 pm ET  As many of you know, I teach in the religion department of a major university. I am also running as hard as I can to unseat Rodney Davis in Illinois’ 13 [...]

The Veteran as Congressional Candidate

11/11/2017 09:35 pm ET Veterans Day is here again. Before we cross the threshold into another holiday season and the excesses it will bring, we should stop to observe this more somber day. Although we [...]

Press Release: Jon Ebel Statement on Trump Campaign Ties to Russia

Media Contact: Will Schoell, Campaign manager at Friends of Jon Ebel, 217-649-3767, will.schoell@jonebel.com “Today’s indictments and the news of George Papadopolous’ guilty plea has moved the Mueller probe into a new phase, from mere speculation [...]

Democratic Congressional Candidate Ebel Discusses Tax Policy, More

Jon Ebel is one of four candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in Illinois' 13th Congressional District. The winner of the March 2018 primary will face incumbent Republican Rodney Davis in the general election. Also seeking [...]

Democratic congressional candidates offer varied prescriptions for health care

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 7:00am | Tom Kacich Photo by: Robin Scholz/The News-Gazette From left, Democratic congressional candidates Dr. David Gill of Bloomington, Ben Webb of Normal, Jonathan Ebel of Urbana, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan of Springfield and Erik [...]