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Jesse Jackson Jr.

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Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr., member of the House Subcommittee on Labor,
Health and Human Services, has represented Illinois's 2nd District since


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Approve a Voting Rights Amendment to the Constitution, granting all the
right to vote; craft a unitary voting system for federal, state and
local elections, guaranteeing an honest and efficient count.

What was consistent about the man was his belief that each state has a sovereign right to control its laws.

Historically, the Confederate flag is a symbol of the Democratic Party.

Serious shortcomings in voting access were illustrated in the 2000 'recount.'

For more information on HOPE for Africa and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s views, see www.jessejacksonjr.org.