Jackson gives up Congress seat

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 1:33 a.m.

Chicagoans on Wednesday walk past the shared offices of Alderman Sandi Jackson and her husband, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who has been on a months-long medical leave because of bipolar disorder while facing separate federal investigations, resigned Wednesday from Congress, citing his health problems.

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