U.S. House

6:44 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill

The budget bill that cleared the U.S. House Wednesday received widespread support from Illinois' Congressional delegation.

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1:43 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Rep. Jackson off on medical leave

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.

The three-sentence statement says Jackson went on medical leave just over two weeks ago. It says Jackson "asks that you respect his family's privacy."

A spokesman says the congressman is being treated for exhaustion. He had no further comment. Jackson's district offices remain open.

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