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Jackson's absence testing patience in Chicago

His home in Washington is for sale. His wife says he'll come back to work only when a doctor approves. He vowed to return to the campaign by Labor Day, a deadline that came ... and went.... Election Day is five weeks away, and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. remains out of sight. It's an absence, both from his job in Congress and his campaign, that's starting to test patience in his Chicago hometown.


House grants scandal-hit Weiner leave of absence

The House of Representatives granted a two-week leave of absence on Monday to Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner as he seeks professional help after being snared in an Internet sex scandal.


Intriguing: Coach quits, then unquits

Urban Meyer Football or health? The Florida head football coach will not step down but instead will take an indefinite leave of absence, he said Sunday.


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