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Stories with person: Bill Foster
  • Dairy magnate Oberweis wins GOP Senate primary 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 12:34 am
  • CHICAGO - Illinois Republicans on Tuesday chose state senator and dairy magnate Jim Oberweis to challenge powerful, three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in November, as the party fights to remain relevant in a state in which Democrats hold almost all statewide offices and a substantial majority of congressional and legislative seats.