Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin faces re-election challenge from GOP state senator
(Reuters) – Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis, who owns a dairy business, has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois, according to WGN-TV.
Oberweis, 67, will take on veteran U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, in November. Oberweis won the nomination against businessman Doug Truax, 43.
(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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