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Jim Oberweis

Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 25th District

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: Jim Oberweis

    The Race:
    Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 25th District

    The Competition:
    Corinne M. Pierog  

    The Buzz:
    Oberweis, owner of Oberweis Dairy, was nicknamed the "The Milk Dud" after losing multiple races for Senate, governor and Congress. He is president of Oberweis Funds and chairman of Oberweis Asset Management and Oberweis Dairy.

    He is pro-life, supports the Second Amendment, favors tax and spending cuts, and believes in increasing border security in hopes to end illegal immigration.

    Oberweis is an ardent chess player and was host of the television show "Catching Winners Early" on the Financial News Network and has been featured on CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg TV.