Republican Bruce Rauner will be the next Illinois governor as Pat Quinn officially conceded at 3:30 pm Wednesday.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis go head-to-head in Chicago Tonight’s Senate Forum.
As the latest polls show the race between Sen. Dick Durbin and his challenger Jim Oberweis tightening, the long-serving Illinois senator joins us to discuss the Senate race, congressional dysfunction, and other hot-button issues.
Carol Marin and four political journalists analyze where the candidates stand in the latest polls, and how money is influencing the hotly contested races.
Downers Grove businessman Doug Truax and entrepreneur Jim Oberweis are competing in the Republican Primary for the opportunity to take on incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. Truax joins us. Oberweis has declined our invitation to participate. Read an article, and view bios and career timelines of the candidates.
Jim Oberweis is throwing his hat in the ring to become Illinois' next U.S. Senator in 2014.