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Rep. Jesse Jackson resigns: Jackson family confirms. Boehner gets letter

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Rep. Jesse Jackson's desk in the House Rayburn Office Building
(photo by Lynn Sweet)


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WASHINGTON--Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-Ill.) will resign his seat, a family member is confirming, with a letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday. Jackson--absent from Congress since June--being treated for bi-polar depression--is also the subject of a federal criminal probe over the spending of campaign fund money

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