A former professional football player-turned-Illinois lawmaker joined the Democratic race for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, setting up a three-way contest for the chance to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, one of Democrats’ top targets as they try to retake the chamber.
State Sen. Napoleon Harris returned to his former high school’s athletic building in the south Chicago suburb of Harvey to announce he’s challenging Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp in the March primary.
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