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](http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-brother-rep-jackson-to-announce-resignation-20121121,0,3302727.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.](http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/07/politics/jackson-congress-depression/index.html)
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