Jesse Jackson Jr. http://northernpublicradio.org en Ex-Congressman Jackson, Jr's "Stuff" Up For Auction http://northernpublicradio.org/post/ex-congressman-jackson-jrs-stuff-auction <p>Michael Jackson, Bruce Lee, and a pile of expensive furs are on <a href="http://txauction.com/items.cfm?id=192">the auction block</a> tomorrow. U.S. Marshals are selling off some of the valuable possessions of former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandra Stevens Jackson.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:35:16 +0000 Susan Stephens 36226 at http://northernpublicradio.org Ex-Congressman Jackson, Jr's "Stuff" Up For Auction Jackson Junior Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison http://northernpublicradio.org/post/jackson-junior-sentenced-30-months-prison <p></p><p>Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. received a 2-and-a-half year prison term Wednesday. He was sentenced after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign money. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:14:54 +0000 Mike Moen 34587 at http://northernpublicradio.org Jackson Junior Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison Sentencing This Week For Jackson Jr. http://northernpublicradio.org/post/sentencing-week-jackson-jr <p></p><p>A federal judge will sentence Jesse Jackson Junior and his wife for stealing campaign money. His lawyers are expected to bring up the ex-Congressman’s mental illness.</p><p>Jackson Junior pleaded guilty in February to stealing $750,000 from his campaign account, and spending it on lavish personal items. Defense attorney Reid Weingarten then suggested he might bring up Jackson’s struggle with bi-polar disorder to argue for a lighter sentence.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:08:15 +0000 WNIJ 32266 at http://northernpublicradio.org Sentencing This Week For Jackson Jr. Sentencing Arguments In Jackson Case http://northernpublicradio.org/post/sentencing-arguments-jackson-case <p></p><p>Lawyers for Jesse Jackson Junior on Monday are expected to argue against prosecutors’ recommended prison sentences for the former Illinois Congressman and his wife. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:27:53 +0000 Alex Keefe 31599 at http://northernpublicradio.org Sentencing Arguments In Jackson Case Robin Kelly Wins Big, Replacing Congressman Jackson http://northernpublicradio.org/post/robin-kelly-wins-big-replacing-congressman-jackson <p></p><p>Illinois’ Second Congressional District has a voice again. Democrat Robin Kelly easily beat five opponents in the special election to fill former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s U.S. House seat. The district has been without representation since Jackson resigned in November, shortly after winning re-election, in spite of corruption allegations and an extended leave to deal with bipolar depression.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 06:18:43 +0000 Susan Stephens 28111 at http://northernpublicradio.org Robin Kelly Wins Big, Replacing Congressman Jackson Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Resigns http://northernpublicradio.org/post/congressman-jesse-jackson-jr-resigns <p>Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has resigned: a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner confirms he has received Jackson's letter of resignation.</p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:56:29 +0000 Susan Stephens 21725 at http://northernpublicradio.org Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Resigns Congressman Not Likely to Step Aside http://northernpublicradio.org/post/congressman-not-likely-step-aside <p><span id="yui_3_7_2_8_1350900126907_419" style="color:black;"><span class="yshortcuts cs4-visible" id="lw_1350900097_1">Congressman Jesse Jackson</span> Jr. has until the end of business Monday to take his name off the November ballot.</span>&nbsp; It is the<span id="yui_3_7_2_8_1350900126907_521" style="color:black;"> last chance to remove his name and still have Democratic Party bosses handpick a replacement candidate. </span><span id="yui_3_7_2_8_1350900126907_533" style="color:black;">Over the weekend, he sent a recorded message to constituents. </span> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:36:45 +0000 WNIJ 20164 at http://northernpublicradio.org Congressman Not Likely to Step Aside Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. treated for bipolar disorder http://northernpublicradio.org/post/congressman-jesse-jackson-jr-treated-bipolar-disorder <p>Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is being treated for <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.org/mcitems/mc5100-mc5199/mc5155-03.pdf">bipolar depression II</a>, according to a news release from the Mayo Clinic.</p><p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:18:14 +0000 Susan Stephens 16680 at http://northernpublicradio.org Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. treated for bipolar disorder Jesse Jackson Jr. Getting Treated For 'Mood Disorder' http://northernpublicradio.org/post/jesse-jackson-jr-getting-treated-mood-disorder <p>U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a &quot;mood disorder,&quot; his office announced in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on medical leave of absence. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:18:44 +0000 Mike Moen & Associated Press 14817 at http://northernpublicradio.org Jesse Jackson Jr. Getting Treated For 'Mood Disorder' Rep. Jackson 'more serious than we thought' http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rep-jackson-more-serious-we-thought <p><a href="http://jackson.house.gov/">U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.</a>, D-Chicago, is in more serious condition that initially thought, according to a statement from his office.</p><p>The congressman&#39;s staff &quot;was recently made aware that he has grappled with certain physical and emotional ailments privately for a long period of time,&quot; the statement says.</p><p>It says Jackson is being evaluated and treated at an in-patient medical facility, and his doctors believe he will be there for an extended period of time, with outpatient treatment after that.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 18:39:47 +0000 WNIJ 14500 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rep. Jackson 'more serious than we thought'