Mayor Emanuel urges patience in case of Rep. Jackson
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today urged patience in the case of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., arguing Congress will still be there when the South Side lawmaker is ready to return to work.
Latest Jackson Jr. probe clouds political, legal future
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is virtually assured of being re-elected to Congress next month, but a new federal investigation of the South Side Democrat has made his political and legal future even more tenuous.
Kelly out to early lead in race to replace Jackson in Congress
Former state Rep. Robin Kelly is out to an early lead in tonight's special primary election to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress.
Polls open to find likely successor to ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.
Voters are headed to the polls today to pick the likely successor to former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in a district covering the South Side and south suburbs.
Hutchinson expected to drop out, endorse Kelly in Jackson Jr. contest
State Sen. Toi Hutchinson is expected to drop out of the 2nd District special Democratic primary on Sunday and throw her support behind former state Rep. Robin Kelly in the contest to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, multiple sources said late Saturday.
Jesse Jackson Jr., resigns from Congress under ethics probe
Battling bipolar disorder and a federal probe into his campaign accounts, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a once-rising political star, resigned from Congress Wednesday afternoon.