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Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.?
Yahoo News ^ | 2 Oct 2012 | Claudine Zap

Posted on 10/02/2012 6:26:21 PM PDT by mandaladon

His name is on the ballot. But Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. hasn't made a campaign appearance since the primary.

The Democratic congressman from Chicago is running for re-election for his seat in the House of Representatives, but has been out of sight for the last three months, being treated for bipolar disorder.

Campaign advisers told the New York Times, which noted that the campaign's office was locked shut, that the candidate is waiting for the doctor's approval to campaign again.

The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson was expected to win the election easily, but the Washington Post reports he is trying voters' patience while he remains a patient.

Jackson has been in treatment since June. His wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, said she won't replace the 47-year-old.

The Republican opponent, Brian Woodworth, thinks he has a valid argument for voting for him, even in the South Side, a strongly Democratic district. He told the Washington Post, "Voters should be paying attention to this," Woodworth said, adding, "For the last three months, almost four, he's ignored them. He's hidden from the press. He's ignored the people. He's neglected his job."

If Jackson decides he's not running, replacing him at this late date would be a messy process, since his name is printed on the ballot, which has already gone to troops overseas. Most likely a court would have to decide whether the votes for him would go toward the replacement or be thrown out.

The Jacksons recently put up their $2.5 million Washington, D.C., home for sale, to help pay medical bills, they said. The family has a house in Chicago too.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicagomafia; elections; jessejacksonjr; jjjr
This guy has $2.5 million home and he has a house in Chicago too?
1 posted on 10/02/2012 6:26:24 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Yeah - What does a congressman make - $200,000/year?

$2.5 million house? And another one in Chicago. Where is the ethics investigation?


2 posted on 10/02/2012 6:29:55 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: mandaladon

Another empty chair rat. Probably doesn’t ever have to show up to win.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 6:30:12 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: mandaladon

Pimping for the race baiters is very lucrative when yo’ daddy has made millions extorting cash from corporations: “No cash, no peace.”


4 posted on 10/02/2012 6:30:30 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: mandaladon
Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.? Photobucket
5 posted on 10/02/2012 6:32:25 PM PDT by RetSignman (Remember the 2010 movement...Next Tsunami wave is building.)
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To: mandaladon

Dock the do-nothin’s pay.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 6:35:51 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: mandaladon

No one said that being a race-baiting con-man doesn’t eventually take its toll.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 6:36:06 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: mandaladon

He’s been in hiding for months, claiming he was stressed out or some such crap.

He’s just another lazy ass democRat just like all the others.


8 posted on 10/02/2012 6:38:22 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: mandaladon
The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson was expected to win the election easily

hahahahaha The jackasses of Chicago will reelect a bi-polar Jackson in absence if for no other reason than he is part of the jackass machine of Chicage!!!!!!

This country is lost! Where can I get my free cell phone?????

9 posted on 10/02/2012 6:45:40 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: mandaladon

The boy needs a HoodRatectomy...


10 posted on 10/02/2012 6:53:26 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: mandaladon
Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.?

With all due respect, who the heck cares where he is?? Out of sight and not mucking up America is where he belongs.

11 posted on 10/02/2012 6:54:35 PM PDT by llevrok (By comparison to Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: mandaladon
Didn't I read recently about a book soon to released that claims that Blago,JJ Jr and Osama Obama himself conspired to sell Osama’s US Senate seat after he was elected in ‘08? If,by chance,such a book is coming out and there's any plausibility to it JJ Jr has damn good reason to lay low...just as Webb Hubbell had good reason to “roll over one more time” for BillyBob and his wide-bodied bride once upon a time.
12 posted on 10/02/2012 6:58:13 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: unixfox

Detox?


13 posted on 10/02/2012 7:02:22 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: mandaladon

So what was the psychotic break that led to the diagnosis of bipolar disorder?


14 posted on 10/02/2012 7:09:35 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: 2banana

what ethics investigation..who would conduct it? My guess is he has damage from a drug over dose..and they are trying to see if he snaps out of it.


15 posted on 10/02/2012 7:12:50 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: mandaladon

It doesn’t matter. Speaker Madigan will hand select JJJ’s replacement. Nothing to see here. Move along. It’s Ill-Annoy.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 7:16:20 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: mandaladon

He’s worried sh*tless that he’ll be tied to the Blago ‘selling the Senate seat’ affair. He is looking at years in stir and it’s driving him crazy.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 7:29:51 PM PDT by szweig (HYHEY!! (Have You Had Enough Yet))
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To: mandaladon

I love to see him on Dr Drew Rehab. What a freak show that’d be.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 7:55:12 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: mandaladon
Good question. Where the heck is he anyway?

I sorta got used to his rhetoric, expect it even. But he's been a no show since bambi’s election.

Closet Republican perhaps?

19 posted on 10/02/2012 8:01:37 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: mandaladon

The idiots will reelect the criminal.


20 posted on 10/02/2012 8:18:18 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: mandaladon

Hiding behind his wife’s skirts.


21 posted on 10/03/2012 3:34:24 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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