Us Rep Jesse Jackson Jr
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO | A postal worker who had run a long shot campaign to unseat Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has finally conceded.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago.
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.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago.
CHICAGO | Jesse Jackson Jr. has won re-election to his Chicago-area congressional seat while on a months-long medical leave.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
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.
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.
Brian Woodworth knows Republicans almost never get elected to the 2nd Congressional District.
Republican Brian Woodworth hopes to oust Democratic incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District, which now includes two conservative-leaning counties.
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'…
Marcus Lewis thinks U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is using mental illness to escape scandal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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