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Abraham Lincoln National Airport

MARK KIESLING: Jackson successor: Will he keep the airport idea flying?

The resignation of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Sr. was pretty much telegraphed when it became clear he is under federal investigation.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am

Rep. Jackson uses House speech to pressure Quinn on airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., spoke Thursday evening on the House floor knowing perfectly well his audience wasn't fellow members of the House. He used his C-SPAN appearance (zip forward to 8:17:22) to promote the Abraham Lincoln National Airport to the public.

November 04, 2011 10:50 pm Related

Jackson's C-SPAN speech on airport

Fast-forward to 8:17.22 to view U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s speech on the House floor Thursday, in which he promotes the proposed Abraham Lincoln National Airport in the Peotone area.

November 04, 2011 10:46 pm

Ministers uniting for new Peotone airport

MUNSTER | A coalition of ministers from the south suburbs and Indiana is uniting behind U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson's vision of a third Chicago airport in Peotone

October 13, 2011 4:30 pm
Jackson weighs in on Oct. jobs report

Jackson weighs in on Oct. jobs report

After running an all but silent re-election campaign, his name still ringing in the testimony of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial, Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. weighed in Friday on the October 2010 jobs report from the Department of Labor that indicated the economy added 151,…

November 05, 2010 12:03 pm
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