The Rise and Fall of Jesse Jackson Jr.

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  • Downhill
  • Pay to Play?
  • Disappearing Act
  • Under Investigation
  • Resignation
  • Jailhouse Blues
  • He Could Have Had It All
  • A Star Is Born
  • In Hindsight
  • Finding His Way
  • A Witness to History
  • Center Stage
  • A Higher Calling
  • Power Couple
  • A Familiar Path
  • Century Club
  • First Time's the Charm
  • Early Brush With Controversy
  • That Wasn't All
  • A Capitol Mark
  • A Bit on the Side

Disappearing Act

After weeks during which few if any noticed his absence, Jackson announced plans to take an indefinite leave to seek medical treatment. It was later disclosed that he'd been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder.

(Photo: M. Spencer Green/AP Photo, File)

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