Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Jackson’s D.C. Home Up For Sale

A seemingly simple question became a bit of a mystery on Wednesday: is U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s home in Washington, D.C. up for sale or not? As CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, it turns out the answer is yes, but getting that answer was tougher than you might think.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson Says His Son Is Not Ready To Return To Congress

The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his son will not be ready to return to Congress in the immediate future.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Jackson Released From Mayo Clinic

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been released from the Mayo Clinic.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

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

Report: Rep. Jackson Has Considered Ending Political Career

It appears that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been thinking about his political future since he has been in the hospital.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Peotone

IDOT: Despite Report, Peotone Airport Isn’t A Done Deal Yet

The Illinois Department of Transportation says a report quoting a department official as implying a third airport in Peotone was a done deal is premature.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jackson Senior Speaks Out On Congressman’s Condition

Several experts in psychiatry tell the Associated Press that a complicating physical illness may have arisen during the treatment of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. for depression. But the congressman’s father, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, won’t confirm it.

07/28/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson: Congressman Son Is ‘Unwell,’ ‘Rebuilding His Strength’

The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said Thursday that his Congressman son is “unwell” and “rebuilding his strength,” but had little else to say on the subject.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) talks to reporters on Dec. 8, 2011, about the sentencing of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich a day earlier. Blagojevich was convicted of trying to get $1.5 million in campaign cash from Jackson supporters in exchange for appointing Jackson to the U.S. Senate. Jackson has denied directing anyone to offer Blagojevich campaign cash. (Credit: CBS)

Jackson Jr. Being Treated For ‘Mood Disorder’

The mystery surrounding U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s monthlong absence from Congress deepened Wednesday evening, as his office released a statement saying he is suffering from a “mood disorder,” without providing any specifics.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) talks to reporters on Dec. 8, 2011, about the sentencing of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich a day earlier. Blagojevich was convicted of trying to get $1.5 million in campaign cash from Jackson supporters in exchange for appointing Jackson to the U.S. Senate. Jackson has denied directing anyone to offer Blagojevich campaign cash. (Credit: CBS)

BGA’s Shaw: Rep. Jackson Owes Everyone A Better Explanation

Better Government Association president Andy Shaw says U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-Ill.) owes the public more answers than he has provided.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Robert Blagojevich discusses the 14-year prison sentence that his brother, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is facing. (Credit: CBS)

Blagojevich’s Brother To Testify Before Congress About Selling Senate Seat

As deposed governor Rod Blagojevich serves his 14-year sentence on convictions that included trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat, his brother is headed to Washington to talk about who he claims offered to buy it.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Mayor Emanuel And Ald. Jackson

Emanuel Speaks Against Airport Plan At Appearance With Rep. Jackson’s Wife

The issue of a proposed third Chicago area airport near Peotone made for a few amusingly uncomfortable moments between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th), whose Congressman husband is a big backer of the project.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. celebrates his victory over Debbie Halvorson on Tuesday. (CBS)

Rep. Jackson Plans Groundbreaking Ceremony For Peotone Airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is making good on his election night promise to push for the start of construction on a third Chicago area airport in Peotone.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney

Voters Head To Polls For Illinois Primary

Voters are heading to the polls Tuesday morning for an Illinois primary election that experts have said could be “defining” for the Republican presidential race.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Debbie Halvorson

Halvorson: Rep. Jackson, Cook County Shouldn’t Control Peotone Airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s primary challenger, Debbie Halvorson, says a Peotone airport controlled by Cook County won’t fly.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Debbie Halvorson

Halvorson Formally Begins Run Against Rep. Jackson

Former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson on Thursday is formally challenging Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) for his 2nd Congressional District seat.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jackson Calls Out Schools Not Honoring Dr. King

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called attention to some schools that are not observing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day this morning, during annual Rainbow/PUSH Coalition King Day holiday.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011