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The Mayo Clinic on Monday announced that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has bipolar disorder, the clearest indication so far of what's kept the veteran South Side lawmaker on medical leave and out of the public eye for more than two months. But Jackson's family,...
Clout StreetAld. Sandi Jackson today spoke briefly to reporters but provided scant information about her husband U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s condition or whereabouts since he announced he was on medical leave from Congress. "I think it's important to say that I...
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Tribune reportersUnder increasing pressure from top Democrats to disclose what's kept Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. off the job for more than a month, the congressman's office issued a statement Wednesday saying he is being treated for a "mood disorder" at an inpatient center....
WGN NewsShe won't comment on his condition or his whereabouts, but alderman Sandi Jackson addressed reporters Wednesday about the health issues facing her husband, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. On Monday that Jackson's office announced the veteran democrat has...
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Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced today it will continue to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. or an emissary directed or knew of efforts to raise campaign cash for then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich in return for Jackson's...
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Tribune reporterKANKAKEE — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. said Saturday night he expects to be “vindicated” in a House ethics probe looking at his involvement in trying to secure President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat from then-Gov. Rod...
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Clout StreetCook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez won the expected endorsement of Democratic slatemakers Thursday despite complaints from some African-American ward leaders about what they said was her failure to reach out to the black community. The...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel won approval today of a 25-year deal that will replace a clout-heavy concession operator at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal with a company that’s pledged to invest $26.2 million to improve the quality of...
Tribune reportersAt a court hearing this afternoon, lawyers at Rod Blagojevich's retrial are discussing which undercover recordings can be played as the former governor takes the witness stand in his own defense as soon as tomorrow. The court action is the strongest...
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Change of SubjectHere's the most eyebrow raising passage from our coverage of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s appearance as a defense witness for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich today: Under cross-examination from prosecutor Chris Niewoehner, Jackson described his relationship with...
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