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Jesse Jackson Medical Leave

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...

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 ...

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. ...

Pelosi Calls For An Explanation Of Jackson's Medical Mystery

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Chicago

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

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...