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November 29, 1995 | From Associated Press
Jesse Jackson Jr. rode his famous name to a Democratic primary victory Tuesday, becoming the odds-on favorite for the congressional seat Mel Reynolds resigned after he was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker. Jackson, the 30-year-old son of the civil rights leader, was successful not only in Chicago's southern suburbs but also on the home ground of city ward leaders, remnants of the Democratic organization his father fought for years.
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October 28, 1999 | From Associated Press
Former Commerce Department official John Huang has told federal investigators that White House aide Harold M. Ickes called him at his government office in 1995 and asked him to "round up" donations for the congressional campaign of Jesse Jackson Jr., legal sources said. Federal law prohibits government employees such as Ickes, who has left the White House and now advises Hillary Rodham Clinton's prospective Senate campaign, from soliciting campaign donations from subordinates.
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October 28, 1999 | From Associated Press
Former Commerce Department official John Huang has told federal investigators that White House aide Harold M. Ickes called him at his government office in 1995 and asked him to "round up" donations for the congressional campaign of Jesse Jackson Jr., legal sources said. Federal law prohibits government employees such as Ickes, who has left the White House and now advises Hillary Rodham Clinton's prospective Senate campaign, from soliciting campaign donations from subordinates.
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August 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A baby boy born prematurely to Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr.'s wife died a short time after delivery. Sandi Jackson, 34, was admitted Thursday to the University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City because of complications from her pregnancy. The baby was delivered Saturday, four months premature, and died a short time later, the hospital said. Sandi Jackson was reported to be in good condition. Jackson (D-Ill.
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December 13, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Voters elected Jesse Jackson Jr. to a House seat, sending to Congress the namesake and son of the civil rights activist who twice sought his party's presidential nomination. Returns from the 2nd Congressional District showed the 30-year-old Democrat winning as expected by a 3-1 margin over Republican Thomas Somer in the heavily Democratic district which runs from Chicago's South Side into neighboring suburbs.
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August 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A baby boy born prematurely to Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr.'s wife died a short time after delivery. Sandi Jackson, 34, was admitted Thursday to the University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City because of complications from her pregnancy. The baby was delivered Saturday, four months premature, and died a short time later, the hospital said. Sandi Jackson was reported to be in good condition. Jackson (D-Ill.
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December 12, 1995 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is known here as Junior. And when he announced he would run for the U.S. House in a special election, the overture was a song written for the occasion: "Jesse Jackson Jr., he's the one, the reverend's son, to be a congressman." At 30, having moved just a year ago from Washington to an affluent South Side neighborhood near Lake Michigan, Jesse the Younger appears poised to launch a national political dynasty. "If the Daleys can do it, if the Kennedys can do it, then why can't the Jacksons?"
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December 13, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Voters elected Jesse Jackson Jr. to a House seat, sending to Congress the namesake and son of the civil rights activist who twice sought his party's presidential nomination. Returns from the 2nd Congressional District showed the 30-year-old Democrat winning as expected by a 3-1 margin over Republican Thomas Somer in the heavily Democratic district which runs from Chicago's South Side into neighboring suburbs.
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December 12, 1995 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is known here as Junior. And when he announced he would run for the U.S. House in a special election, the overture was a song written for the occasion: "Jesse Jackson Jr., he's the one, the reverend's son, to be a congressman." At 30, having moved just a year ago from Washington to an affluent South Side neighborhood near Lake Michigan, Jesse the Younger appears poised to launch a national political dynasty. "If the Daleys can do it, if the Kennedys can do it, then why can't the Jacksons?"
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November 29, 1995 | From Associated Press
Jesse Jackson Jr. rode his famous name to a Democratic primary victory Tuesday, becoming the odds-on favorite for the congressional seat Mel Reynolds resigned after he was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker. Jackson, the 30-year-old son of the civil rights leader, was successful not only in Chicago's southern suburbs but also on the home ground of city ward leaders, remnants of the Democratic organization his father fought for years.
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