Rep. Rodney Davis To Face New House Majority PAC TV, Online Ads For Shutting Down The Government, Playing Politics With The Economy

October 8, 2013

Washington, D.C. – House Majority PAC announced today that it would expand its television advertising campaign to include Rep. Rodney Davis due to Davis’s support for a government shutdown and the reckless games he’s playing with the economy.

House Majority PAC will begin airing today “No More Tantrums” today in Champaign. The spot condemns Rodney Davis for throwing a temper tantrum after not getting his way, shutting down the government, and playing dangerous games with the economy. It ends with a call for Davis to end his wrongheaded approach.

“No More Tantrums” is available here:

On top of the TV ad, Davis also faces a House Majority PAC Google and Bing search advertising campaign, first announced last week. It ensures that as central Illinoisans seek information online about Rep. Rodney Davis’s role in causing the Republican government shutdown, they’ll be able to learn more and register their disapproval through  

“The bottom line is that when Rodney Davis didn’t get his way, he chose to throw a childish temper tantrum and shut down the government,” said Andy Stone, Communications Director for House Majority PAC. “Central Illinoisans deserve better from Congressman Davis than his intransigent juvenile behavior and Tea Party-inspired gamesmanship with the economy.”

The IL-13 ads are part of a six-figure, national multimedia campaign House Majority PAC is running against all nine of the organization’s GOP targets. In addition to Davis, the targeted Republican members are: Gary Miller (CA-31), Mike Coffman (CO-06), Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Michael Grimm (NY-11), Joe Heck (NV-03), Dave Joyce (OH-14), John Kline (MN-02) and Steve Southerland (FL-02).