Jesse Jackson Jr. Submits Letter Of ResignationRep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
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Rep. Jackson Voted Absentee; No Election EventJesse Jackson Jr.'s spokesman says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot. However, Kevin Lampe says in a statement that Jackson won't hold an election night event next week.
Mayo Clinic Confirms Jackson Returns For TreatmentA Mayo Clinic spokesman says Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to the Minnesota hospital for an evaluation. The Democrat was released from the hospital last month after inpatient treatment for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal issues.
Patrick Kennedy: Rep. Jackson In 'Deep' Depression U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is in a "deep" depression and has a "lot of work" ahead of him on the road to recovery, former Rhode Island U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy said Thursday after visiting the hospitalized Chicago Democrat.
Mayo: Rep. Jackson Jr. Under Treatment For Bipolar DisorderU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a Chicago Democrat who took a hushed medical leave two months ago, is being treated for bipolar disorder, the Mayo Clinic announced Monday.
Jackson's Move To Mayo Could Point To Complications Jesse Jackson Jr.'s transfer to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota could indicate a complicating physical illness arose during the Illinois congressman's treatment for depression, several experts in psychiatric care said Saturday.
Congressman In Mayo Clinic For Depression Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is in Rochester, Minn. for treatment at the Mayo Clinic.
Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.
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