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Jackson Opponent Says He's 'Lying' About Obama Ties

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.)'s primary challenger Debbie Halvorson on Tuesday accused her opponent of "lying" in a new campaign radio ad which...

What Dr. King's Speech Might Have Sounded Like Today

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

It would be fatal for the nation to overlook the urgency of the moment. This sweltering summer of American's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of jobs and equality.

The Power of Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Illinois Needs a Big Hug

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

When one thinks about the bitter political feuds in recent years - Blagojevich vs. Madigan; Madigan vs. Jones; Jackson vs. Daley or Rush or Halvorson; the Tribune/Sun-Times vs. Stroger - one can't help but think Illinois is in need of reconciliation.

Jesse Jackson Jr: "No One Wants An Angry African-American Man In The White House"

The Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is in a situation similar to Jackie Robinson, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) said Monday at a Politico panel on race and the presidentia...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Takes His Turn At Convention

RTT News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Invoking heavily the history of the Civil rights movement, Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. delivered a thundering speech recognizing Illinois Senator ...