Nightly News   |  July 28, 2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. treated for depression

The congressman has entered Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> congressman jesse jackson jr ., son of the civil rights leader, is extending his two-month long leave of absence from congress. he has been transferred to the mayo clinic in minnesota. he is undergoing diagnosis and treatment for both depression and gastrointestinal issues. jackson's office admitted only to a mood disorder as they put it, when his disappearance from congress was first publicized.