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Pelosi to Endorse Jesse Jackson, Jr.

The Democratic House Leader is in town for guest spot on a Chicago radio show

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Pelosi to Endorse Jesse Jackson, Jr.

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House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is expected to endorse Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. for the 2nd Congressional District Saturday. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi is expected to make an election-related announcement Saturday during her stay in Chicago.

Pelosi, who is in town for a special guest spot on the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's "Saturday Morning Forum," is expected to formally endorse Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., according to a press release from Jackson’s campaign.

Saturday Morning Forum is hosted by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., and begins at 9:30 a.m. According to the website, Pelosi will provide updates along with her perspective on social and economic issues affecting minority communities.

Pelosi is expected to make her formal announcement after the show around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to the release.

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