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** FILE ** This May 16, 2011 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago. Jackson faces a Democratic challenge from former one-term congressman and state legislator, Debbie Halvorson in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District in the March 20 primary. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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** FILE ** This May 16, 2011 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Chicago. Jackson faces a Democratic challenge from former one-term congressman and state legislator, Debbie Halvorson in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District in the March 20 primary. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

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