U.S. House http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-reps-support-federal-spending-bill <p></p><p><font size="5">The budget bill that cleared the U.S. House Wednesday received widespread support from Illinois' Congressional delegation.</font> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:44:11 +0000 Mike Moen 41833 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill Rep. Jackson off on medical leave http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rep-jackson-medical-leave <p>Few details are being provided about the unexpected medical leave of absence that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, began on June 10.</p><p>The three-sentence statement says Jackson went on medical leave just over two weeks ago. It says Jackson &quot;asks that you respect his family&#39;s privacy.&quot;</p><p>A spokesman says the congressman is being treated for exhaustion. He had no further comment. Jackson&#39;s district offices remain open.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:43:52 +0000 WNIJ 13987 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rep. Jackson off on medical leave