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  • Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records

    Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records
    A radio ad from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s campaign that alleges primary challenger Debbie Halvorson is “crazy” for voting 88 times against President Barack Obama prompted Halvorson on Tuesday to accuse Jackson of “lying” and...
  • Romney Super PAC buys nearly $1 million in Illinois TV ad time

    Romney Super PAC buys nearly $1 million in Illinois TV ad time
    The political action committee backing Mitt Romney’s Republican presidential bid has purchased more than $900,000 in TV ad time, including about $250,000 in the Chicago market, as Illinois’ primary draws near. Restore Our Future, a so-...
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. coasts against Halvorson

    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. coasts against Halvorson
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. coasted to a big win against long-time foe Debbie Halvorson, a former congresswoman. In the 2nd Congressional District contest, Jackson had 71.2 percent of the vote to Debbie Halvorson’s 28.8 percent with 99...
  • Ald. Sandi Jackson won't comment on husband's whereabouts, condition

    Ald. Sandi Jackson won't comment on husband's whereabouts, condition
    Ald. Sandi Jackson today spoke briefly to reporters but provided scant information about her husband U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s condition or whereabouts since he announced he was on medical leave from Congress. "I think it's important to say that I...
  • Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress

    Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress
    — Last Memorial Day, Sen. Dick Durbin traveled to a conference at a luxury beach resort on Tunisia's Mediterranean coast. The Democratic senator and his wife, Loretta, stayed at The Residence Tunis, which is part of the exclusive "Leading Hotels of...
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave, exhaustion cited

    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave, exhaustion cited
    U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s office says the veteran Democratic congressman has been on medical leave from Congress for the past two weeks and is being treated for exhaustion. The 17-year Illinois congressman’s office declined to say...
  • Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe

    Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe
    KANKAKEE — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. said Saturday night he expects to be “vindicated” in a House ethics probe looking at his involvement in trying to secure President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat from then-Gov. Rod...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave for exhaustion

    Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave for exhaustion
    Exhaustion. That is what the offices of Jesse Jackson Jr are saying about the 2nd District Congressman who has been receiving treatment since Sunday, June 10th. The first anyone is hearing about it is Monday when his spokesperson said the Jackson...
  • House Ethics Committee says it will continue investigating Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

    House Ethics Committee says it will continue investigating Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
    WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced today it will continue to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. or an emissary directed or knew of efforts to raise campaign cash for then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich in return for Jackson's...
  • Jackson, Halvorson trade barbs in 2nd District race

    Jackson, Halvorson trade barbs in 2nd District race
    A radio ad from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign that alleges his primary opponent is "crazy" for voting 88 times against President Barack Obama prompted Debbie Halvorson on Tuesday to accuse Jackson of lying and using race to divide voters. The back...
  • Pelosi says state needs Jackson on House Appropriations panel

    Pelosi says state needs Jackson on House Appropriations panel
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi today publicly endorsed Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in his re-election bid against primary challenger Debbie Halvorson, saying the state needs him as the lone Illinois congressman on the House Appropriations Committee. The...
  • Quinn backs Jackson, but not in person

    Quinn backs Jackson, but not in person
    Gov. Pat Quinn endorsed U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson over primary challenger Debbie Halvorson today, but did so in the way other prominent Democratic leaders have backed the incumbent — through a statement rather than appearing with  him in person....