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Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., Representing the People of the Second District of Illinois 
United States Capitol Building 
Illinois Welcome, today is Monday
November 13, 2006
Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Photo by Bachrach
I have had the honor of serving in the United States House of Representatives since December of 1995. I am a member of the Appropriations Committee, and serve on its Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs subcommittee as well as the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies subcommittee.

I hope this website helps you learn more about the Second Congressional District of Illinois, the role and services of the federal government, plus my views and voting record.

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Rumsfeld Resigns, Jackson Hopes For New More Effective Strategy
- Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., today issued the following statement with regard to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's resignation: ...More

Jackson Welcomes A U.S. House That Works
- "I am proud, honored and humbled by the resounding vote of confidence I received from the people of the 2nd Congressional District. I am grateful for their continued support of the work I've been doing on vital local and international issues such as health care, education and economic development. ...More

Mayor Daley's Push For A National 'Maximum Minimum Wage' Is Not Responsible Economic Policy For Illinois Or The Country
- Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., today said, "It was reported in a local newspaper that Mayor 'Daley said he wanted Congress to pass a national minimum wage that would not allow states to establish different hourly wage levels, as some - including Illinois - already do. He argued that such a national minimum wage would reduce the competition among the states to attract businesses.' ...More

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