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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

Rick676 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:58 PM
Maybe they should run that felon that nearly beat Obama in the Virginia primary? He is just as qualified as any of the others mentioned, plus already has a conviction! Wait...... would that make him overqualified as a Democrat????
evie10 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 5:30 PM
One of the possible candidates is the one who had to resign for a conviction for child porn. That looks like the winner to me.

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...