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Jesse Jackson Jr Medical Condition

Jackson Jr. Wants Medical Information In Court Doc Kept Secret

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly submitted a request to keep information about his medical condition out of the public eye in his upcomin...

Rev. Jackson Says Son Under Strict Medical Supervision

AP | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his former congressman son is under strict medical supervision as he struggles with bipolar disorder "compounde...

Will Jackson Jr.'s Wife Replace Him In Office?

AP | Posted 12.12.2012 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- The wife of Jesse Jackson Jr. said Tuesday that she's not interested in running for the U.S. House seat her husband held for nearly 17 year...

Jackson Jr. Continuing Medical Treatment Away From Mayo Clinic

AP | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. remains under the care of physicians for bipolar disorder, although he's no longer a patient at Minnesota's M...

Jackson Jr. Leaves Mayo Clinic Amid Reports Of Plea Negotiations

AP | Posted 01.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has left the Mayo Clinic, where he was being treated for bipolar disorder for the second time since taking a leave o...

Absentee Congressman Voted By Absentee Ballot

AP | Posted 12.31.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jesse Jackson Jr.'s publicist says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot. However, Kevin Lampe says in a state...

2 Months Since Release, Jackson Jr. Back At Mayo Clinic

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago

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...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Says He's 'Starting To Heal'

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. spoke out about his treatment for depression for the first time since the start of his secretive, four-m...

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. To Return To The Mayo Clinic

Posted 10.20.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has had a rough week -- and the negative attention is apparently causing his doctors to recommend the congressman...

Congressman Allegedly Used Campaign Money For Home Decor

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.16.2012 | HuffPost Home

Pretty surprising.

Jackson Jr.'s Wife Unsure When Congressman Will Return

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 12.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s wife said Wednesday her husband is seeing his doctor two to three times a week and that she doesn't know...

Jackson Jr. Reportedly 'Responding' To Therapy For Depression

Posted 08.08.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is reportedly on the road to recovery from his emotional and physical problems and is "responding" to therapy at ...

Jesse Jackson Opens Up About Son's Treatment For Depression

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 08.02.2012 | Black Voices

In an interview on HuffPost Live, Rev. Jesse Jackson opened up about the much-discussed hospitalization of his son, Jesse Jackson Jr., for depression....

Rev. Jesse Jackson: 'No Timetable' On Son's Recovery

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson said there is "no timetable" as his son, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., recovers from depression and gastrointestinal ...

Jackson Jr.'s Mayo Clinic Move Could Point To Complications

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 09.28.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The announcement that Jesse Jackson Jr. had been transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota pinned down his whereabouts for the first...

Jackson Jr.'s Absence Went Unnoticed In D.C.

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 07.16.2012 | Chicago

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

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Mother Says Son Dealing With 'Disappointments'

Posted 07.14.2012 | Chicago

The mother of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) on Friday weighed in on the recent disclosure of her son's treatment for a mood disorder while spea...

Jackson Jr.'s 'Mood Disorder' Announcement Raises More Questions

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.11.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s disclosure that he is suffering from a "mood disorder" still leaves many questions about his secretive m...

Doctor: Jesse Jackson Jr. Being Treated For Mood Disorder

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office said in a brief statement Wednesday...

Jackson Jr.'s Office Denies Report Of Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is being treated for a mood disorder, according to a statement released by his office. From Jacks...

Jennifer Bendery

Rev. Jesse Jackson: It's 'Inappropriate' To Ask About His Son's Medical Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although it's been a month since Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) took a medical leave from Congress for unknown reasons, his father said...

Durbin: Jackson Jr. Must Give Medical Update 'Soon'

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Pressure intensified Monday on U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to answer questions about a medical condition that has had him on leave for week...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Health Condition Grows More Serious

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated at an inpatient medical facility for "physical and emotional ailments" that are "more ser...