Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois, seen here in October 2011, resigned from Congress on Wednesday.
November 21, 2012 The end of the congressman's career continues a dubious streak, one that residents of Illinois' 2nd District would no doubt gladly see a future lawmaker break.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., D-Ill., on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in December 2011.
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October 15, 2012 The Wall Street Journal says it has learned that federal investigators are looking into whether the Democratic lawmaker used campaign funds to redecorate his home in Washington, D.C. He has been largely out of sight for months while being treated for bipolar depression.
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