New 13th District challenger: ‘I’m just a regular guy who happens to have played basketball’ – The News-Gazette 

CHAMPAIGN — Few people can say their spouse encouraged them to go into politics.

But when David Palmer, a local former pro basketballer turned youth-development coach turned financial adviser, couldn’t stop chatting at weekly Illini football tailgates, his wife, Chelsea, took notice… Read the whole article here.