* WMBD TV…
A former Democratic candidate for Illinois governor announced his campaign for U.S. Senate in 2020 against Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)
Robert Marshall, a Vietnam veteran and licensed physician, is running as a Republican in the upcoming election.
“I am running for the United States Senate because we need someone with a public service background that will bring Health Care expertise that will bring solutions that will be pro-tax payer and be centered on the patient but we also need someone who will support President Trump’s fight to secure our border, fight for fiscal responsibility, and make the American taxpayer the top priority,” Marshall said.
Marshall said he ran as a Democrat under an anti-House Speaker Michael Joseph Madigan campaign, but noted he was always pro-life and is a member of the NRA.
Marshall’s lone claim to fame during the Democratic primary was his proposal to divide Illinois into three states.
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