U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was re-elected to his congressional post Tuesday (Nov. 6) grabbing 63 percent of the vote in the Illinois Second Congressional District, despite being absent from the job for the last several months. Jackson has served in House of Representatives since 1995, but took a leave of absence in June for […]
Jesse Jackson Jr. has given a second statement on his well-publicized health and professional issues. The U.S. Representative has been away from his political post for several months but he wants it to be known that he’s trying to get through a tough time.
After months of silence, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has finally opened up about the state of his mental health. The Chicago native has been away from his post for several months, and was receiving treatment for bipolar disorder. Earlier in the week came word that Jackson was being investigated by the FBI for misappropriation of official […]
Jesse Jackson Jr. has completed his in-patient treatment for bipolar disorder, but the medical bills are more than he can afford. The congressman quietly put his four-bedroom Victorian-style home on the market for $2.5 million nearly two weeks ago, and one day after returning back to Washington D.C. A rep for Jackson released a statement […]
Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated for bi-polar disorder, this according to the Mayor Clinic. Jackson, is receiving treatment for bipolar II depression at the facility located in Rochester, Minn. The clinic released a statement on his progress Monday (Aug. 13). “Congressman Jackson is responding well to the treatment and regaining his strength,” read the […]
The mystery behind Jesse Jackson Jr.‘s whereabouts has finally been revealed. The Illinois Congressman has been receiving treatment for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minneapolis, according to a statement released by the hospital, Friday (July 27). According to the hospital, Jackson is also being treated for gastrointestinal issues, possibly stemming from a 2004 procedure that […]