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Jackson, Blagojevich figure pleads guilty

CHICAGO | A one-time contributor to former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who was also a figure in scandals related to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, has pleaded guilty in a medical fraud case.

September 20, 2013 5:45 pm

Pols coming forth to replace Jackson

At least six current or former political officials have contacted Thornton Township Democratic Committeeman Frank Zuccarelli in recent days to express their interest in being chosen to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., in Congress, according to Zuccarelli spokesman Bob Storman.

November 21, 2012 7:00 pm
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

CHICAGO | Questions about Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s health and political future swirled again Tuesday as the Chicago congressman left the Mayo Clinic for the second time but didn't disclose where he was going, even as Congress returned from a seven-week election break.

November 13, 2012 8:00 pm

Third airport proponents push officials to move forward

CHICAGO | A coalition of clergy and business owners from the south suburbs said Tuesday they will not let the absence of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., stop them from urging government officials to develop a new airport in Will County.

November 13, 2012 4:30 pm
Rep. Jackson's little-known challengers concede

Rep. Jackson's little-known challengers concede

CHICAGO | A postal worker who had run a long shot campaign to unseat Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has finally conceded.

November 07, 2012 11:45 am
Jackson wins and Illinois Dems gain 4 US House seats, target a 5th

Jackson wins and Illinois Dems gain 4 US House seats, target a 5th

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

Obama wins Ill.; Dems pick up 3 US House seats

CHICAGO | Democrats landed most of the big prizes on the Illinois ballot Tuesday, picking up at least three congressional seats, including two held by GOP freshmen, on a night President Barack Obama scored an easy home-state victory.

November 06, 2012 11:15 pm
Rep. Jackson Jr. re-elected while on medical leave

Rep. Jackson Jr. re-elected while on medical leave

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago.

November 06, 2012 10:02 pm
Rep. Jackson Jr. re-elected while on medical leave

Rep. Jackson Jr. re-elected while on medical leave

CHICAGO | Jesse Jackson Jr. has won re-election to his Chicago-area congressional seat while on a months-long medical leave.

November 06, 2012 8:30 pm
Rev. Jackson: Congressman son at Mayor for evaluation

Rev. Jackson: Congressman son at Mayor for evaluation

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

October 23, 2012 1:58 pm
Jackson returns to Mayo Clinic for treatment

Jackson returns to Mayo Clinic for treatment

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was back at the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation Tuesday and possibly a longer stay, nearly two months after being released for treatment of bipolar disorder at the Minnesota hospital, his father said Tuesday.

October 23, 2012 1:54 pm

Experts say Jackson will win, despite controversies and no campaign

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was hit this year with multiple blows that would cripple most political careers: a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, legal and ethics investigations and sharp media criticism.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am
GOP challenger faces Jackson in 2nd Congressional District race

GOP challenger faces Jackson in 2nd Congressional District race

Brian Woodworth knows Republicans almost never get elected to the 2nd Congressional District.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
GOP challenger faces Jackson in 2nd Congressional District race

GOP challenger faces Jackson in 2nd Congressional District race

Republican Brian Woodworth hopes to oust Democratic incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District, which now includes two conservative-leaning counties.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am

Congressman remains silent amid new allegations

CHICAGO | With Election Day three weeks away, things could hardly be worse for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.: He hasn't been to work in months as he recovers from hospitalization for depression. There are whispers he's under investigation for misusing campaign donations. Headlines announce he'…

October 17, 2012 4:15 pm

Jackson challenger questions congressman's dedication

Marcus Lewis thinks U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is using mental illness to escape scandal.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am
Jackson's wife unsure when congressman will return

Jackson's wife unsure when congressman will return

A May 16, 2011, file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago. Jackson's wife said Wednesday her husband is seeing his doctor two to three times a week and his physician will decide when the congressman returns to work.

October 03, 2012 1:43 pm
Jackson's wife unsure when congressman will return

Jackson's wife unsure when congressman will return

CHICAGO |  U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s wife said Wednesday her husband is seeing his doctor two to three times a week and that she doesn't know if he will return to work before the Nov. 6 election.

October 03, 2012 1:28 pm
Rep. Jackson expected to return from leave in weeks

Rep. Jackson expected to return from leave in weeks

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who disappeared on a secretive medical leave two months ago, is expected back home within a matter of weeks, an aide said Thursday.

August 09, 2012 8:20 pm Photos

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Jackson's 'mood disorder' raising more questions?

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s disclosure that he is suffering from a "mood disorder" still leaves many questions about his secretive medical leave and whether the Illinois congressman has satisfied mounting calls to be more open about his monthlong absence.

July 12, 2012 9:45 am
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