Posts tagged "Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr."

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns citing health concerns

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns citing health concerns
Longtime U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from his post Wednesday, after months of being on medical leave for a bipolar disorder and amid federal investigations. In his letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Jackson said he was stepping down because of health problems. “My health issues and treatment regimen have become incompatible with service... Read more »

Anti-NATO activists make the connection between military alliance and local immigration battles

What are the connections between the proposed immigration detention center in Crete, a small town just south of Chicago, and an international military alliance? Lots, say a group of activists connecting the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to immigration issues in Chicago. A protest outside of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in downtown Chicago, said Crystal Vance... Read more »