Despite Long Absence, Jackson Jr. Easily Wins Re-ElectionDespite ongoing health problems that have kept him out of action for months – and a pair of investigations hanging over his head – Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. handily won re-election Tuesday against a trio of largely unknown challengers.
Jackson's Opponents Agree: Even If He Weren't Sick, He'd Need To GoThe three candidates running against ailing Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. agree he would need to be replaced even if he were not being treated for bipolar disorder, but they differ over almost everything else.
Jackson Jr. Remains Off The Job, But Campaign Still SpendingCongressman Jesse Jackson Jr. hasn’t been on the campaign trail for months, as he’s kept out of the public eye while being treated for bipolar disorder, but he's certainly been spending his campaign cash, and lots of it.
Jackson's Opponents Try To Turn Up The Heat On Absent CongressmanJackson's challengers in the 2nd Congressional District are finding it’s hard to hit what you can't see. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.