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CHICAGO (AP) — Former NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris is running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Harris was just elected to the Illinois Senate...

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CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who disappeared on a secretive medical leave two months ago, is expected back home within a matter of weeks, an aide said Thursday...

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theGRIO REPORT - Family and staffers to Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. strongly refuted a New York Post report saying Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. is working behind-the-scenes to place his younger son Jonathan in Jackson Jr.'s congressional seat...

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CHICAGO (AP) - Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is suffering from debilitating depression and even collapsed at his home in Washington two months ago, his wife said in an interview published Saturday that revealed new details about his secretive leave of absence...

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theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview with HuffPost Live, Rev. Jesse Jackson opened up about his son, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and his ongoing battle with depression...

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CHICAGO (AP) - The Rev. Jesse Jackson said there is 'no timetable' as his son, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., recovers from depression and gastrointestinal issues at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota...

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., whose whereabouts haven't been disclosed since he quietly took a medical leave from Congress several weeks ago, is being treated for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota...

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CHICAGO (AP) - When Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. disappeared last month for a mysterious medical leave, it took weeks for anyone in Washington to even notice...

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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mother told attendees of the annual Rainbow/PUSH conference in Chicago on Friday that her son has been dealing with a series political disappointments that may have contributed to his current 'mood disorder'...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic House leaders on Wednesday joined colleagues and constituents in urging Rep. Jesse Jackson of Illinois, who has been on medical leave for a month without disclosing detail...

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theGRIO REPORT - Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is now facing pressure from his own party to come forth about his medical condition, while his aides are busy denying rumors that the embattled lawmaker has attempted suicide...

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CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is suffering from 'physical and emotional ailments' that require extended in-patient treatment, according to a statement from his office Thursday...

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CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who defeated a primary challenge this year despite being the target of a House ethics investigation...

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