Jesse Jackson Jr., the former U.S. representative of Illinois, had gastric bypass surgery in 2004. (Photos from Left to Right: Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images, Yuri Gripas / Reuters)
Democrats seek new gun control compromise; the IRS is in hot water; Jesse Jackson Jr. may have another problem; and Republicans diss President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency nominee. — Joyce Jones
Rep. Marcia Fudge and others contact judge to weigh in on sentencing of Jesse and Sandi Jackson.
Robin Kelly wins special election to replace disgraced former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.
Robin Kelly launches get-out-the-vote effort before the election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress.
President Obama gives the nod to congressional candidate Robin Kelly and her support for gun control.