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Jesse Jackson Jr Resignation

Sandi Jackson Resigns From Chicago City Council

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The wife of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. announced Friday that she was resigning from the Chicago City Council, saying she could...

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...

Sandi Jackson On Congressional Run: 'Never Say Never'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy DNAinfo.com Chicago: CHICAGO — Will Ald. Sandi Jackson run for the very congressional seat that her husband, Jesse...

In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr., Who's In & Who's Out

Posted 12.03.2012 | Chicago

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress less than two weeks ago, but since then, a flood of Democratic political hopefuls has already come out of the...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Struggles Weigh Heavily On His Father

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 01.30.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — In the cluttered office where he's met with some of the nation's top politicians and preachers, penned rousing speeches and planned ci...

Jackson Jr. Special Election Delayed To Save State Money

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago

By Renita D. Young CHICAGO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Illinois decided on Thursday to delay until April 9 an election to fill the U.S. House ...

Ex-Congressman Convicted Of Child Porn Hopes To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 11.28.2012 | Chicago

The already-crowded field of possible successors to Jesse Jackson Jr. expanded Wednesday to include Mel Reynolds, the disgraced former congressman who...

Gov. Quinn Sets Date For Election To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 11.26.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Democratic former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson is going to make another try at returning to Congress by running in the special election...

Possible Successors Line Up After Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Resignation

Posted 11.24.2012 | Chicago

Though it's only been three days since Jesse Jackson Jr.'s abrupt resignation from Congress, about a dozen potential names have already been floated i...

Trouble Not Over For Jesse Jackson Jr.

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 01.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman's resignation letter. Among those e...

Jackson Jr. Resigns From Congress

Posted 11.21.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) announced his resignation from Congress Wednesday. Jackson formally submitted his letter of resignation Wednes...