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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

requiescat in pace Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 10:57 PM
"However, over the past several months, as my health has deteriorated, my ability to serve the constituents of my district has continued to diminish." Right, Jesse. I learn something everyday: Now I understand that "Fear of Federal Indictment" is a mental health disorder. BTW: Mel Reynolds, an electoral shoe-in ole Chicago, is perfect for Jesse's seat. He can join the pantheon of reprobate corruptocrats that represent the Degenerate (er Democrat) Party.

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...