Doug Truax

Oberweis Wins GOP Primary to Face Durbin

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

IL state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R) won his Senate primary and will face House Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) in the fall. Oberweis, a wealthy dairy magnate, hardline conservative and perennial candidate, led businessman Doug Truax (R) by 55% to 45%.