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  • ** FILE ** Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Illinois Democrat, and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, embrace at his election-night party on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in Chicago after his Democratic primary win over former Rep. Debbie Halvorson in Illinois' 2nd District. Mr. Jackson resigned his congressional seat in November, after facing fire from federal investigators along with ailing health. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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  • But with a House Ethics Committee inquiry hanging over him, Mr. Jackson is now being challenged by former congresswoman and state Senate leader Debbie Halvorson, a fellow Democrat who has tried to draw attention to his "ethical distractions."

    'Ethical distraction' dogs Jackson →

  • "We need a congressman who doesn't have ethical distractions," Ms. Halvorson said when she announced her campaign.

    'Ethical distraction' dogs Jackson →

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