Republican challenger Bruce Rauner holds an early edge against incumbent Pat Quinn in the race for Illinois governor, according to a poll released on Monday.
Jim Oberweis, an entrepreneur, dairy owner and state senator from Sugar Grove, was considered a lock to wrest the GOP nomination from Downers Grove businessman Doug Truax, though the race was tighter than expected Tuesday.
His GOP opponent wants to know why Jim Oberweis went AWOL just days before the primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
One of the two Republicans vying to challenge U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in the fall is taking issue with his opponent being on vacation in Florida less than a week before the primary election.
A state senator wants car dealerships open on Sunday and the car dealers don’t like the idea, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The bill sponsored by Sugar Grove State Senator Jim Oberweis would hike the speed limit to 70 miles-per-hour. In most counties, it is now 65.
After five failed campaigns, Jim Oberweis has finally won elective office.
A familiar candidate is throwing his hat into the ring again, this time for the Illinois State Senate.