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Fox News alert moments ago Fox News confirmed that Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson.
Is resigning he has been a leave of absence from congress since last June amid reports of depression among other items.
But he ran for reelection and one.
And now he has suddenly resigned Mike Tobin reports live from our Chicago bureau -- And making congressman Jackson junior has been had dog by investigations over the last several years starting with the Blagojevich investigation.
That he had promised to raise some six million dollars through some Indian American businessman for the Blagojevich reelection campaign.
That investigation -- came and want what would really seem to get congressman Jackson.
Is the investigation into.
The allegation that he was skimming -- campaign funds to -- -- -- house there was an allegation that he bought a very expensive watch for a mistress.
That all came into play and all that seems become pounder with the fact that since June 10 he has been in and out of the Mayo Clinic for treatment of bipolar depression.
And we haven't seen him much since then he ran for reelection he won handily in large part because -- because of his -- -- name recognition which plays so well in the district that he has on the Southside of Chicago.
But dies you just mentioned confirmation now that congressman Jesse Jackson junior is submitting his resignation to speaker Boehner Boehner.
Mega -- like -- thank you.
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