Jesse Jackson Jr

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Jesse Jackson Sr., called in and talked about the mental state of his incarcerated son, Jesse Jackson, Jr. The former Congressman entered federal prison in North…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from the federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum security prison camp…

Doctors say congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is under treatment for bipolar disorder, in a release yesterday by the Mayo Clinic. The statement reads that the democrat underwent an extensive evaluation, and is responding well to treatment for the disorder. The clinic says the bipolar disorder, Jackson Jr. is diagnosed with, is a treatable condition that […]

CHICAGO — At the brink of the tumultuous fall of former Chicago governor Rep. Rod Blagojevich, Javier E. David from The Grio poses the question of whether Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. can overcome his host of scandals, including the initial accusation that he offered Blagojevich money for former Sen. Barack Obama’s congress seat and his […]

CHICAGO — Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says he’s a “public servant” not a “perfect servant.”