Ill. Senate leader Jeff Schoenberg won't run again

November 8, 2011 1:34:10 PM PST
Illinois state Senate leader Jeff Schoenberg announced Tuesday that he will not run again for the state senate.

Schoenberg, a Democrat from Evanston, is currently assistant senate majority leader. He has been a state senator since 2003.

Prior to his time in the state senate, Schoenberg was a six-term state representative.

Schoenberg said he plans to devote his career to philanthropy.