David Green http://wuis.org en Interview with 13th Dist. Congressional Candidate Michael Firsching http://wuis.org/post/interview-13th-dist-congressional-candidate-michael-firsching <p>A veterinarian from Illinois’ Metro East area is making a third primary bid for Congress.&nbsp; Michael Firsching previously ran for the state's old 19th Congressional district, and lost a primary 2012 bid for the 13th district.</p><p>He lost to Congressman John Shimkus in 2010, and he was defeated in 2012 by former 13th District Congressman Tim Johnson of Urbana.&nbsp; This year, Firsching is in a field of six candidates, three from each major party, including Republican incumbent Rodney Davis of Taylorville.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:15:43 +0000 Jeff Bossert 20325 at http://wuis.org Interview with 13th Dist. Congressional Candidate Michael Firsching 13th Congressional District Candidate David Green http://wuis.org/post/13th-congressional-district-candidate-david-green <p>Over the last few weeks, you’ve heard from Congressional candidates running in Illinois' 13th District. There are three Republicans and three Democrats seeking their party's nomination. &nbsp;</p><p>Champaign Democrat David Green works&nbsp;as a social policy analyst with the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Green said&nbsp;he believes Congress functions well for 1 percent of Americans.</p><p>He told Sean Powers that he feels he can bring a voice to Washington that is more representative of the rest of the country.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:39:12 +0000 Sean Powers 20145 at http://wuis.org 13th Congressional District Candidate David Green Champaign Dem Joins Growing 13th District Field http://wuis.org/post/champaign-dem-joins-growing-13th-district-field <p></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:07:19 +0000 Associated Press 7569 at http://wuis.org Champaign Dem Joins Growing 13th District Field