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Jesse Jackson Jr.
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Jackson Jr. under medical supervision
Feb. 18, 2013
The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his former congressman son is under strict medical supervision as he struggles with bipolar disorder "compounded by the stresses" of his legal troubles.
Jesse Jackson Jr., wife agree to plead guilty
Feb. 15, 2013
In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges.
Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing campaign money
Feb. 8, 2013
Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has pleaded guilty to misusing campaign money, according to several Chicago news reports.
Is your Gun Appreciation Day shopping done yet?
Jan. 8, 2013
The platinum coin gambit, crowded House race and a look at journalism today
Ald. Sandi Jackson: Not resigning, not running
Dec. 11, 2012
Alderman Sandi Jackson said she’s not resigning from her City Council position and she’s not running for her husband’s old seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mel Reynold's run and the purpose of the ballot
Dec. 3, 2012
Disgraced former Congressman Mel Reynolds has the right to seek re-election. That doesn't mean voters in Illinois' 2nd District have to vote for him.
Toi Hutchinson running to replace Jackson Jr.
Nov. 29, 2012
The Illinois State senator has jumped into the 2nd district congressional race.
Former Rep. Mel Reynolds bids for Jackson Jr.'s seat
Nov. 28, 2012
Former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds isn't letting the criminal convictions that toppled his political career prevent him from running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.
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