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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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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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NEW YORK (AP) - 'Good Morning America' anchor Robin Roberts is taking a little time off, saying she's feeling the effects of her blood and bone marrow disease...

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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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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., who defeated a primary challenge this year despite being the target of a House ethics investigation...

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