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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

wiseone Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 4:10 PM
"...why did this mentally ill crook who hadn't been to work in 5 months easily win re-election." Because the Chicago Democrat Party prints the ballots, complete with the votes already marked on them, 6 months before the election.

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...