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Democrat from Illinois

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of the nation’s most recognized civil rights leaders, is founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a civil rights organization in Chicago. He was a Democratic candidate for president in 1984 and 1988.

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