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Jesse Jackson Jr. Speaking at the 2008 Democratic National Convention
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D IL) will resign today.
From the Chicago Tribune:
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will announce his resignation from Congress today in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Jackson's brother Jonathan Jackson said.

He spoke to the Chicago Tribune by telephone.

The congressman could not be reached for confirmation. Boehner's office also could not be immediately reached.

The Congressman has done the right thing for his constituents and the Democratic Party. I'd like to wish him a happy, healthy recovery from his illness. I hope we hear from him again in better times.
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