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Jackson Jr. Returning to Work Next Week?

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JJJ Returning to Work Next Week?

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Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy says "my heart goes out to him" as he reveals details of an emotional meeting with Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr at the Mayo Clinic.

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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. may be headed back to work soon.

About a month after the congressman returned to Washington from the Mayo Clinic, Jackson was given the OK by doctors to work again at his discretion, according to the Chicago Sun-Times' Michael Sneed. Jackson could return to Capitol Hill sometime next week, Sneed reports.

Ald. Sandi Jackson disagrees with that report and told NBC Chicago by text that "no green light has been given."

Jackson went on medical leave in June for unknown reasons. It later was released he was being treated for bi-polar disorder.

The congressman remains on the ballot for November's election.

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