Updated at 7:45 p.m. There's a blurring of ethics guidelines at the office of a member of Congress from Illinois. Staff to U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., sent election-related messages from their government email accounts, in apparent violation of U.S.
The mudslinging has begun in a fight between Democrats for Illinois' 2nd Congressional seat.Former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson on Thursday formally kicked off her campaign against current U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. They've disagreed for years over who should control a potential airport in Peotone."
Former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson says she'll announce by the end of next week whether she's running again for the U.S. House. She would challenge U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., in the Democratic primary.Halvorson lost her seat in Congress to Republican Adam Kinzinger last year.