Ald. Sandi Jackson today offered no guarantees that voters will get to see her husband Rep.
"I hope that he will be able to" speak to constituents prior to the election), she said. "I know that he is anxious to do so, but he is also under doctor's orders to stay very calm, very quiet, and he is going to do that."
But it's unclear when the congressman will be able to return to work, she said while speaking to reporters outside a City Council meeting at
Ald. Jackson also appeared to shut the door to an eleventh-hour change in which Rep. Jackson would step down and be replaced on the ballot by another Democratic candidate.
"He is on the ballot and he's going to stay on the ballot," Sandi Jackson said. "And I'm looking forward to him coming back to work after his re-election. No last minute switcheroos. He would never do that and I would never want that for him."
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