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Hoyer Advises Jackson To Disclose Health Problems

July 11, 2012
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been on medical leave from the House since June 10, and his Democratic colleagues are slowly weighing in on the absence of the Illinois Democrat.

Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Wednesday morning that "Congressman Jackson and his office and his family would be well-advised to advise his constituents of his condition."

He went on to say that a number of members have faced health problems causing them no be absent from Congress. "This is not an unusual circumstance. People get sick, and when people get sick, they miss work. Everybody in America understands that," he said.

Hoyer's comments follow Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin saying on Monday that "as a public official ... there reaches a point when you have a responsibility to tell people what you're facing and how things are going."
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