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Jackson Jr. Returning to Work Next Week?

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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.

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    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.

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    Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy said he'll visit congressional colleague at Mayo Clinic this week. Mary Ann Ahern reports. (Published Monday, Aug 13, 2012)

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