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Despite federal probe, mental illness, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. expected to be re-elected
Chicago Sun Times ^ | October 12, 2012 | NATASHA KORECKI AND ART GOLAB

Posted on 10/13/2012 2:57:15 PM PDT by Salman

He’s being treated for bipolar disorder — a mental illness that can bring depression, mania, risky behavior and delusions.

He’s had a highly publicized relationship with a “social acquaintance” that rocked his marriage.

His name is repeatedly linked to disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Now he’s the target of a federal investigation into “suspicious activity” into his congressional finances.

What does all this mean for Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s political future when the Nov. 6 election is a little more than three weeks away?

“He’s going to be re-elected,” political consultant Thom Serafin said. “In this particular part of the world, being a ‘D’ is so important.”

(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; cultureofcorruption; il2012; jesse; jessejacksonjr; jjj
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1 posted on 10/13/2012 2:57:20 PM PDT by Salman
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For Democrats, mental illnes and criminal records are resume enhancers.


2 posted on 10/13/2012 2:58:39 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: MayflowerMadam

Exactly. Why with that resume he could very well be the next governor here in IL.


3 posted on 10/13/2012 3:02:02 PM PDT by RonInNaples
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The future of our Republic is very much in doubt. The franchise to vote is in the hands of too many people who should not hold it.
4 posted on 10/13/2012 3:04:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Salman

Well. They elected Obama too.


5 posted on 10/13/2012 3:04:55 PM PDT by Gaffer
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Mental Illness never stopped any other Democrats from participating in Congress, like Nancy Pelosi or Harry Reid.


6 posted on 10/13/2012 3:07:52 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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who said zombies don’t exist

TT


7 posted on 10/13/2012 3:10:22 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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Caesar made a horse into a Senator.

Of course, we are only working with the horse’s ass, in JJ’s case, but I am sure they can make him a senator.


8 posted on 10/13/2012 3:16:04 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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Joe Biden's Gaffes Call For A Thorough Neurological Examination ~ Forbes

Henry I. Miller, a physician, and the Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution,ASKS:

Don’t voters have a right to know whether Biden is ill or merely unlikeable, impulsive and prone to deceitfulness?

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9 posted on 10/13/2012 3:17:53 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee

would it matter to a Rat?


10 posted on 10/13/2012 3:19:18 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Salman

and that is all you have to know about chicago.

they would have probably reelected the hair guy, but I think there is a law against someone who is actually in prison running for governor.


11 posted on 10/13/2012 3:23:49 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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We have 50% of the folks voting that should not be. I am not and have not ever been in favor of all the get out the vote campaigns. Uninformed folks should stay home. Leave the heavy lifting to those that have a clue.


13 posted on 10/13/2012 3:30:50 PM PDT by animal172 (Go Paul Ryan. Chew 'em up and spit 'em out.)
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"Despite federal probe, mental illness, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. expected to be re-elected"

Sure . . . Hasn't it always been said that Liberalism is a mental illness?

14 posted on 10/13/2012 3:35:56 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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He’ll probably be a better Representative in the loony bin than he was in the House.


15 posted on 10/13/2012 3:45:09 PM PDT by utahagen
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“...depression, mania, risky behavior and delusions...”

A true *resume enhancement* for liberal-demoncrappies.


16 posted on 10/13/2012 3:45:48 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The 0bummer Penguin: I played this country like a harp from hell.)
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It is the same way in many cites that have become ces-pools.

Imagine a gang of murders and thieves electing Mother Teresa to be their leader. Its not going to happen.


17 posted on 10/13/2012 3:58:03 PM PDT by Revel
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And he will be in the the upper 10% of the Congressional Black Caucus. Making a mockery of government is their greatest contribution to our society.


18 posted on 10/13/2012 4:18:43 PM PDT by centurion316
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because he’s black.....


19 posted on 10/13/2012 4:52:57 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Salman

Thom’s brilliant. He’s pointing out the obvious and getting paid for it.


20 posted on 10/13/2012 5:07:54 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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