Rep. Jesse Jackson to Deliver Resignation Letter to Boehner Today

Jackson's brother spoke to the Chicago Tribune by telephone.

By Jorge Rivas Nov 21, 2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will announce his resignation from Congress "momentarily" in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Jackson’s brother Jonathan Jackson told the [Chicago Tribune](,0,3302727.story). The announcement comes two weeks after Jackson won re-election without campaigning. The 47-year-old Jackson had not been on Capitol Hill since late May. He has been on medical leave [for bipolar depression.](