Jesse Jackson Jr., promising political scion, resigns

File photo of Jesse Jackson Jr. at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in DenverCHICAGO (Reuters) – Jesse Jackson Jr. is the namesake son of one of the most prominent black men in the United States, a progressive-minded activist whose ascent into public life prompted talk of a new era of African-American political power. In the early years, speculation swirled around the Democratic representative to the U.S. House and his appetite and ambition, almost all of it positive. Would he be the next mayor of Chicago? The next U.S. …




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