Jockeying under way to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Nov 22, 2012 Full story: Rome News 23

The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman's resignation letter.

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O pluribus Uno

Hanoi, Vietnam

#1 Nov 22, 2012
is dat Jesuss Obama?!!;-0000000
i c u dreammie

Hanoi, Vietnam

#2 Nov 22, 2012
owo- PM not AM sweet dreammie!! ;-000
Who

Wyoming, MI

#3 Nov 22, 2012
Unlike most liberals, this one couldn't help being openly NUTS.
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#4 Nov 22, 2012
Who wrote:
Unlike most liberals, this one couldn't help being openly NUTS.
Wouldn't that be hilarious if the spot goes to a Republican?

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#5 Nov 23, 2012
He looks a lot like Mr. Hinckey.
August

Belleview, FL

#6 Nov 23, 2012
Another seat going to the highest bidder. Best government money can buy! Where's Blagovich when you need him to broker a deal?

Since: Jul 10

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#7 Nov 23, 2012
Jonathan Jackson it is. Most perfect candidate.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#8 Nov 23, 2012
a doorstop would be a step up.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#9 Nov 23, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
<quoted text>
Wouldn't that be hilarious if the spot goes to a Republican?
it can't, i was the last republican to leave chicago...and that was years ago.

Since: Oct 08

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#10 Nov 23, 2012
carey529 wrote:
a doorstop would be a step up.
Day gots lots of them on the South Side? They vote, with help to read the ballot from the poll workers...
MCPLI

Woodridge, IL

#11 Nov 23, 2012
So because Jessie was such a spoiled child that he could not resign before the election Illinois has to spend money it does not have to re-run an election that was just held. Prehaps the money should be taken from the Chicago Public schools and not from the rest of the state.
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#12 Nov 23, 2012
August wrote:
Another seat going to the highest bidder. Best government money can buy! Where's Blagovich when you need him to broker a deal?
Isn't that in Illinois?
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#13 Nov 23, 2012
carey529 wrote:
a doorstop would be a step up.
Agreed!
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#14 Nov 23, 2012
carey529 wrote:
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it can't, i was the last republican to leave chicago...and that was years ago.
I believe you.
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#15 Nov 23, 2012
MCPLI wrote:
So because Jessie was such a spoiled child that he could not resign before the election Illinois has to spend money it does not have to re-run an election that was just held. Prehaps the money should be taken from the Chicago Public schools and not from the rest of the state.
We never expect anything better from him.

Since: Feb 07

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#16 Nov 23, 2012
The people who sent him to Washington DC, should pay for the replacement.

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#17 Nov 23, 2012
Incumbency is difficult to defeat.
Corruption must not be tolerated.

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#18 Nov 23, 2012
RayOne wrote:
The people who sent him to Washington DC, should pay for the replacement.
That and $1.75 plus State, and city tax will buy you a cup of coffee?? Those people are so behind on their taxes, the cities in 'his district' have filed for bankruptcy? So getting them to pay for anything, beside their daily ration of 'Ripple' would be laughable....
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#19 Nov 23, 2012
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>That and $1.75 plus State, and city tax will buy you a cup of coffee?? Those people are so behind on their taxes, the cities in 'his district' have filed for bankruptcy? So getting them to pay for anything, beside their daily ration of 'Ripple' would be laughable....
I don't think they will even do that as they are so dependent on the government.

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#20 Nov 24, 2012
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>That and $1.75 plus State, and city tax will buy you a cup of coffee?? Those people are so behind on their taxes, the cities in 'his district' have filed for bankruptcy? So getting them to pay for anything, beside their daily ration of 'Ripple' would be laughable....
The plan,'from the top', may be, make the debt problem,'too big to fail' at the local level. Requiring a federal mandate (tarpX), once a majority of this new slavery is assembled, tell them the cost.

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