Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Takes Medical Leave

Posted by | June 25, 2012 19:26 | Filed under: Top Stories

His office says it’s for “exhaustion.”

In a brief statement released Monday, Jackson’s staff disclosed that the lawmaker has been on medical leave since June 10. Jackson, who has served in Congress since 1995, has not voted in the House since June 8, voting records show.

“He asks that you respect his family’s privacy,” the statement from the office said. “His offices remain open to serve residents of the Second District.”

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