Oberweis

State News
1:08 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Oberweis: I was outspent in US Senate race

State Senator Jim Oberweis says he was simply outspent in his latest campaign run.  The dairy magnate lost to incumbent Dick Durbin for the Illinois U.S. Senate seat.  Oberweis sought the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in 2002 and 2004. He also ran for Illinois governor in 2006.  Oberweis doesn’t rule out running for another office in the future.

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Politics
3:25 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Oberweis weighs-in on ISIS

Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis says the decision to pull troops out of Iraq helped allow the rise of ISIS. 

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Politics
6:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

IL Republican Senate candidates have tough fight ahead, whoever wins

The two Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Illinois have just one more day to campaign before the primary. Whoever wins will have a tough fight in November’s general election.

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Government
3:15 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

State Sen. Oberweis looks to challenge Dick Durbin

Republican State Senator Jim Oberweis is again looking to go to Washington.  Oberweis, who's from Sugar Grove, won his seat last year.  It was his first win after several failed attempts at public office, including runs for governor, Congress and U.S. Senate.  The magnate of Oberweis Dairy told opponents of same-sex marriage Wednesday at a rally in Springfield that he wants to try running for the U.S. Senate again.

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