Like most of Chicago’s teachers, Chicago-area Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was a no show in Congress again Tuesday; votes were cast, but his constituents weren't heard from. Jackson has missed a long string of votes this year.
Jersey City -
New Jersey Democratic Congressman Donald Payne has passed away at the age of 77. His aides say he died following a battle with colon cancer, which he announced last month when he was undergoing treatment.