U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. enjoys a 54 percent to 32 percent lead against challenger Debbie Halvorson in Illinois’ 2nd District Congressional race, according to the latest poll by We Asked America.
has the endorsements of key Democratic Party leaders, from Barack Obama
to Rahm Emanuel. The latest to endorse the 17-year congressman is House Minority Leader Nancy
The Jackson campaign has shaped discussion
of the race lately by focusing on times in Congress when he voted
differently than Halvorson, who served Illinois’ 11th District between January 2009 and January 2011.
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