Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

Chicago congressman cites his health problems

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 1:32 PM CST | Updated Nov 21, 2012 2:44 PM CST

(Newser) – Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress today, reports the Chicago Sun-Times and Tribune. Jackson had originally intended to hold a press conference to announce as much, but reportedly couldn't bring himself to do so thanks to his bipolar disorder. Jackson won reelection on Nov....   Read full story »

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