Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress Wednesday, ending a lengthy controversy regarding the congressman's absence that did not abate his winning the Illinois' 2nd Congressional District this past election.
There are many types of ground-breakings. There are the unceremonious ones with no politicians in sight, and there are others where politicians line up to synchronize their shovel-holding for watching cameras. And then there’s the kind that Jesse Jackson Jr. wants to have on April 21.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney grabbed an easy victory in Illinois’ primary. The former Massachusetts governor took 47 percent of the vote and at least 41 of Illinois’ 54 elected delegate spots.Elsewhere, veteran U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., had a great day, veteran U.S.