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U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, meets with reporters. (CBS File Photo)

Jackson Jr. Remembered At Rainbow PUSH Meeting

Disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Junior was remembered at the weekly meeting of his father’s Rainbow-PUSH Coalition.


President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is shown at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rainbow/PUSH Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of Emancipation Proclamation

Rev. Jesse Jackson and part of his family gathered at Rainbow/PUSH headquarters at 50th and Drexel on Tuesday to mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.


Jonathan Jackson is not running for Congress in the special election to fill the seat left vacant by his brother, Jesse Jackson Jr., who resigned last month. (Credit: CBS)

Jonathan Jackson Not Running For Jesse Jr.’s Vacant Seat In Congress

“It’s not for me, and certainly elected office is not for me at this time,” Jonathan Jackson said on Tuesday.

CBS 2–12/18/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. Staying In D.C. As Resignation From Congress Made Official

As Congress returned from its Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s resignation from Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District was made official on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Race To Replace Jackson Could Be ‘Wild, Wild West’

A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.

CBS 2–11/21/2012

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Man Killed, Woman Wounded During Shooting

An assailant who was apparently waiting for a man and a woman to return home fatally shot the man and wounded the woman in the hand early Saturday on the West Side.