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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

J8 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 11:01 AM
did anyone fact check those accomplishments? As in did people really get fresh water and just how did the 1 billion get allocated?

Aides to House Speaker John Boehner are confirming they have received a letter of resignation from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. The Congressman has been on medical leave since June and is under federal investigation for misusing campaign funds. As Katie reported earlier today, “He has also been investigated for being caught up in the Rod Blagojevich saga and is suspected of trying to help sell President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat.” According to the Washington Post, “It has been rumored in recent weeks that he would resign as part of a plea deal.”

His resignation means...