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Rodney Davis Field Director Charged With Assault After Crashing Opponents Event
Staffer reportedly harassed Davis opponent Betsy Dirksen Londrigan
GOP Rep. Rodney Davis campaign field director was arrested and charged with aggravated assault Wednesday night after an altercation involving Davis Democratic opponent, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan.
The Illinois Republicans field director Levi Lovell was arrested at Londrigans campaign event at a local bar, according to WCIA Chicago reporter Mark Maxwell. Lovell reportedly shouted at Londrigan, a businesswoman and former aide to Democratic Sen. Richard J. Durbin, and then punched someone at the event. Springfield Police confirmed to Roll Call that Lovell was booked into the Sangamon County Detention Facility.
No surprise this happened
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