The Candidate: Arthur J. Jones
The Race: Republican primary for the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois
The Buzz: Jones is an independent insurance broker and for the past 25 years has been in commission sales for large insurance companies. Jones said his years in the U.S. Army, including service during the Vietnam War, prepared him for office. If elected he says he aims to fight the war on terror, illegal immigration and the decline of U.S. jobs.