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IL Senate Candidate Profile: James Marter


With tomorrow's Illinois Primary coming up, we’ve been speaking to candidates all across the state. There are three Democrats and two Republicans who are all vying the US Senate Seat currently held by Republican Mark Kirk. Illinois Public Radio's Niala Boodhoo recently reached Oswego businessman James Marter by phone.  Marter is challenging Kirk for the Republican nomination.

That’s Oswego businessman James Marter speaking with Niala Boodhoo.  Marter is challenging incumbent Mark Kirk for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. Senator Kirk did not respond to repeated requests for an interview.