Spokesman: Medical bills forcing Jesse Jackson Jr. to sell home

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is selling his Washington, D.C., home to help defray the cost of mounting medical bills, according to a spokesman.

Jackson, 47, recently returned home after seeking treatment for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. He has not been seen on Capitol Hill since his return almost two weeks ago.

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Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.

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