Source: Jodi Kantor and Monica Davey / The New York Times When Barack and Michelle Obama were married in Chicago two decades ago, Santita Jackson, a daughter of the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, sang at their wedding. When Mr. Obama ran for his first national office, he made sure he was not stepping on the ambitions of [...]
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Source: Carol Cratty and Tom Cohen / CNN Washington – Dabbing at this eyes with a handkerchief, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one federal charge related to using campaign funds for personal expenses. “Guilty, your honor,” Jackson responded to U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins after looking back at family members [...]
Source: Katherine Skiba / Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, arrived at federal court in Washington, D.C. this morning, where they are expected to plead guilty to federal charges connected to the spending of more than $750,000 in campaign cash to buy luxury items, [...]
Source: Lisa Balde / NBC Chicago Rev. Jesse Jackson, notoriously tight-lipped about family matters since his son went on medical leave last summer, wants to say thanks. “During this difficult and painful ordeal, our family has felt the impact of your prayers and calls,” Rev. Jackson said Monday in a statement. “So many ministers have reached [...]
Source: Katherine Skiba / Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. today, clinic spokesman Nick Hanson said. “He is no longer a patient here, “ Hanson said. “I don’t know where he is.” The Chicago Democrat, who is reportedly under federal investigation for alleged misuse of [...]
Source: AP / The Huffington Post CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was back at the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation Tuesday and possibly a longer stay, nearly two months after being released for treatment of bipolar disorder at the Minnesota hospital, his father said Tuesday. “I don’t know how long he’s going to [...]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Law enforcement sources tell NBC News the FBI is in the final stages of an investigation into whether Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. used campaign funds for personal expenses. NBC’s Michael Isikoff reports.
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 [...]
Roland Martin talks with Dr. Jeff Gardere about Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. being diagnosed with Bipolar 2, what are the symptoms and how to treat the disease. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
Source: AP / The Washington Post CHICAGO — Doctors say Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is under treatment for bipolar disorder. A release Monday from the Mayo Clinic states that the Democrat underwent an extensive evaluation and is responding well to treatment for the disorder at the facility in Rochester, Minn. The release says Jackson is [...]