Republican challenger emerges against Evans
Saying that incumbent U.S. Rep. Lane Evans, D-Ill., is out of step with the values of his congressional district, a 43-year-old commercial real estate developer from Rock Island said he will try to unseat the 12-term incumbent next year.
Jim Mowen, a founder of Davenport-based Premier Partners, said Tuesday that he will run in 2006 for the Republican nomination in the 17th Congressional District. A formal announcement is planned soon, he said.
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