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Jesse Jackson Jr. Tag

The petri dish of Democrat candidates in the special election Democrat primary for Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s former congressional seat remains teeming with candidates, despite the Chicago Democratic Machine's heavies being deployed to empty it out. So far only two have caved, Toi Hutchinson who dropped out of...

Federal charges expected to be filed today in DC reportedly would implicate his wife, former Alderman Sandi Jackson, resulting in tax fraud charges against her. Sandi had been receiving a $5,000 per month check from the Jackson Jr campaign for consulting over the course of several...

Jesse Jackson, Jr., the man some of us came to know as "Senate Candidate Number 5" for his involvement in the attempted crooked deal to replace the senate seat Barack Obama left vacant, reportedly has signed a plea deal. The terms require him to plead guilty,...

Once again, we hear via Cong. Jesse Jackson Jr's wife Sandi that the AWOL representative from Illinois under investigation by the House Ethics Committee will remain in treatment even as the election approaches. According to his wife, Jackson will continue to stay at the Mayo Clinic,...

Anne has been following the bizarre Jesse Jackson, Jr. saga for months, and has noted that the medical excuses and disappearing act likely was hiding some other problem Why is Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. still MIA? Jesse Jackson, Jr., on medical leave for exhaustion as investigations heat...

The Chicago Tribune announced today that it is withholding its endorsement for AWOL Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., given his now more than four-month-long absence from attending to his duties in the House of Representatives. The Tribune editorial page, which has endorsed Jackson in the past,...

As Anne noted previously, Jesse Jackson, Jr. was on the run for weeks until he was found at a rehab clinic in Arizona. There has been wild speculation as to the problem. Now, via The Chicago Tribune, Jackson has been diagnosed with depression and gastrointestinal problems: Rep. Jesse Jackson...

As his father's Rainbow PUSH Coalition's annual event kicks off in Chicago, IL, Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s office released a statement denying that he is being treated for alcohol or substance abuse. The following email was sent from his office late Wednesday evening: "Information regarding the Congressman's treatment is...

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., who has been noticeably absent from public life since June 10, has turned up at an Arizona rehab facility for alcohol abuse. In response to the report from Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC, his office has claimed he is being treated for a...

Why is Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., still MIA? And why is his office issuing vague statements instead of disclosing to his constituents just what is going on with their Congressman? That's what everyone is starting to ask after the U.S. Representative (D-IL) continues his absence from...