Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns House Seat

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the embattled Democrat from Illinois who has been on medical leave from Capitol Hill for months undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder, resigned from the House of Representatives Wednesday. Aides to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said they had received a letter of resignation from Jackson Jr. The news was first reported by ABC News' Chicago station WLS and two Chicago newspapers. "For seventeen years I have given 100 percent of my time, energy and life to...Full Story
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