Two weeks after winning re-election with 63 percent of the vote, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has submitted his letter of resignation to House Speaker John Boehner, according to a Congressional aide. Jackson's resignation comes after he was recently treated for bipolar disorder at the Mayo Clinic, and as he is under FBI investigation for alleged misuse of campaign funds. Jackson had represented Illinois' second district since 1995.
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