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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:10 PM

Sandi Jackson resigns from Chicago City Council

By Hal Dardick and John Byrne Clout Street

3:28 p.m. CST, January 11, 2013
Ald. Sandi Jackson has resigned from the Chicago City Council.

The 7th Ward alderman submitted her resignation letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel today. It is effective Tuesday.

"After much consideration and while dealing with very painful family health matters, I have met with my family and determined that the constituents of the 7th Ward, as well as you Mr. Mayor, and my colleagues in the City Council deserve a partner who can commit all of their energies to the business of the people. Therefore, it is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation as Alderman of 7th Ward, effective January 15, 2013," reads the letter released by the mayor's office.

Ald. Jackson's resignation comes after her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress before Thanksgiving amid federal ethics probes and a diagnosis of bipolar depression.


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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:47 PM

1. both soon to be indicted

sad and stupid shenannigans going on up there

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