He walks slowly these days—a kind of stoop-shouldered amble—his face reflecting the aches and pains of a 72-year-old body that’s been invaded by prostate cancer, Lyme disease and a mild stroke that still affects coordination.
Well, it looks like U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be back on the job in a few weeks.
It was kind of interesting to listen to the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. when he spoke in Gary earlier this week.
GARY | The Steel City and the Windy City are connected by more than highways and Lake Michigan, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said during Monday's annual meeting of the Gary Chamber of Commerce.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson was the keynote speaker at the Gary Chamber of Commerce's luncheon at Indiana University-Northwest Monday.
GARY | The Rev. Jesse Jackson will speak at the annual Gary Chamber of Commerce meeting and lunch, set for 11:30 a.m. May 14 at the Moraine Center at at the Indiana University Northwest campus, 3400 Broadway.
I can't imagine the loss of a young son as Trayvon Martin's family has suffered. My question is why cause all the racial unrest? We have enough problems!
CALUMET CITY | One of the perks of being the son of famed civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson is having the chance to meet every U.S. president since Richard Nixon.
CHICAGO | Firefighters from as far away as Seattle and Washington, D.C., converged Thursday on the South Side to pay tribute to Chicago firefighter Corey Ankum, a former Lynwood resident who was killed last week while on duty.
WASHINGTON | The House ethics committee says it will comply with a Justice Department request to take no action in an investigation of Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois.
WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.
CHICAGO | Dodging two scandals, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, survived a challenge by a black Republican to retain his seat of power on Chicago's South Side and southern suburbs.
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