Byline: Sean Lengell, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., who took a leave of absence from his congressional work last month because of exhaustion, is in worse medical shape than first realized and will receive extended medical help.
A statement released by the nine-term Illinois Democrat's office Thursday said Mr. Jackson is undergoing further evaluation and treatment at an in-patient medical facility per doctors' wishes.
Congressman Jackson's medical condition is more serious than we thought and initially believed, the statement said. "Recently, we have been made aware that he has grappled with certain physical and emotional ailments privately …