12th Congressional District

9:21 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Candidates in southern Ill. House race debate jobs

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Voters in southern Illinois’ 12th Congressional District heard the three candidates for the U.S. House talk about their job-creation proposals at a debate yesterday.  The event brought together Republican Jason Plummer, Democrat Bill Enyart and the Green Party's Paula Bradshaw at Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.  Plummer called for tax reform while Enyart pushed a plan focused on small businesses.

9:07 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Plummer Confident GOP Can Win 12th District Race


The Republican running to replace Southern Illinois’ U.S. Representative Jerry Costello says he's confident he can put the 12th District in the GOP column for the first time since World War II.  Lumber company executive Jason Plummer recently told backers this is their year to get it done.  

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