Source: Deirdre Walsh / CNN
Washington – Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has checked out of the Mayo Clinic, where he was being treated for bipolar depression, and is now back in Washington with his family, his chief of staff said Friday.
The 47-year-old Jackson had not been on Capitol Hill since late May.
His office said in early June that he was suffering from a “medical condition,” and — after two other updates — last month the Mayo Clinic released a statement indicating that Jackson was being treated for bipolar depression.
Rick Bryant, the chief of staff in Jackson’s congressional office, said the Illinois Democrat left the prestigious Minnesota medical facility and is back in the nation’s capital.
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