Challenger Oberweis rips Senator Durbin on Walgreens

State Senator Jim Oberweis | Ashlee Rezin | For Sun-Times Media

Republican challenger Jim Oberweis believes U.S. Senator Dick durbin deserves scorn, not praise. He sees Durbin’s bullying of Walgreen’s as only a stunt for political gain.  According to Early & Often:

“Republican challenger Jim Oberweis moved Wednesday to trip up U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s victory laps over Walgreens’ decision to keep its headquarters in Illinois.

‘Durbin deserves scorn, not praise for Walgreens’ was the headline on the GOP candidate’s statement bashing the three-term Democratic incumbent.

‘The Walgreen’s saga symbolizes Dick Durbin’s 32-year career in Washington,’ said Oberweis, a state senator. ‘His bullying of Walgreen’s was a political stunt designed to help only one person: Dick Durbin. It didn’t create any jobs. It didn’t reform our job-killing tax code.’”

[Read the entire story at Early & Often]

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