Doug Truax http://wuis.org en Interview With U.S. Senate Candidate Jim Oberweis http://wuis.org/post/interview-us-senate-candidate-jim-oberweis <p>Voters this month will decide the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.&nbsp; It's a race between two suburban businessmen, Doug Truax and Jim Oberweis.<br /><br />The Oberweis name is recognizable for the Illinois based dairy business the candidate started and still owns along with an investment firm.<br /><br />Oberweis,&nbsp; 67, is also known for his previous five failed campaigns.&nbsp; That included unsuccessful attempts to run for U.S. Senate. He won a state Senate seat in 2012.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:43:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 20324 at http://wuis.org Interview With U.S. Senate Candidate Jim Oberweis U.S. Senate Candidate: Republican Doug Truax http://wuis.org/post/us-senate-candidate-republican-doug-truax <p>At the top of the ticket this year in Illinois is a race for the U-S Senate.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Doug Truax is running against a state Senator, Jim Oberweis in the G-O-P primary.&nbsp; The winner will take on Democrat Dick Durbin in the fall. &nbsp;<br /><br />Truax is making his first bid for political office.&nbsp;&nbsp; Oberweis lost five previous elections, including two unsuccessful bids for U-S Senate, before being elected to the Illinois General Assembly. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:54:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 20106 at http://wuis.org U.S. Senate Candidate: Republican Doug Truax