Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. suffering from bipolar disorder
Jackson has been out of the public eye since June 10 and is currently being treated at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
"Following extensive evaluation, Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is undergoing treatment for Bipolar II depression," the clinic's statement read. "Congressman Jackson is responding well to the treatment and regaining his strength.
"Congressman Jackson has asked Mayo Clinic to distribute this information on his behalf. He and his family remain grateful for support and prayers offered and received on his behalf."
It's unclear when Jackson Jr. will be released, though a report last week suggested he's expected back home "within a matter of weeks."
Earlier this month, Jackson's office announced he was at the Mayo Clinic being treated for depression, following a transfer from the Sierra Tucson Treatment Center in Arizona.
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