ILLINOIS - Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Jim Oberweis is challenging Senator Dick Durbin to seven debates before the November election.
Oberweis wants voters to be able to compare his record with Durbin’s.
He wants the debates to take place both in Chicago and downstate.
He also wants the debates to be hosted by both liberal and conservative organizations.
Senator Durbin has not responded as to whether or not he will debate Oberweis.