Oak Lawn, IL Patch - News, Sports, Events, Businesses & Deals A congressional candidate running as a Republican in the upcoming Illinois primary says the Holocaust never happened. Arthur Jones, 64, a Lyons, IL, insurance salesman who organizes family-friendly, neo-Nazi events around Adolf Hitlers birthday, hopes to be the Republican candidate chosen to run against Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski in Illinois 3rd Congressional District. As far as Im concerned, the Holocaust is nothing more than an international extortion racket by the Jews, Jones said. Its the blackest lie in history. Millions of dollars are being made by Jews telling this tale of woe and misfortune in books, movies, plays and TV.