Storify: Your reactions to Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation

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Battling bipolar disorder and a federal probe into his campaign accounts, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress Wednesday afternoon, submitting his letter of resignation to House Speaker John Boehner.

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