Jesse Jackson Jr
CHICAGO | Court records show that former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has paid $200,000 toward his $750,000 forfeiture judgment.
CHICAGO | Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. entered a North Carolina prison Tuesday to begin serving a 2 1/2-year term for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money on everything from cigars to a gold watch — a day after he tried but failed to get into the federal complex.
CHICAGO | Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington, D.C., to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture judgment — part of his sentence for illegally dipping into his campaign coffers and spending the money on rock 'n' roll memorabilia, furs capes, vacations…
Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., leaves federal court in Washington on Aug. 14. Prison-bound Jackson plans to sell his home in Washington to help pay $750,000 in penalties stemming from his sentence for illegally spending campaign funds on personal items.
Hey, can I steal $750,000, get a slap on the wrist and pick the prison I would like to go to?
Another politician is going to a country club prison. He even suggested which country club prison he wanted to serve time at.
What's the going rate for public corruption?
CHICAGO | The genesis of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s decline dates to when he chose to forgo divinity studies and enter the world of politics instead, or so says the ex-congressman's sister. Other supporters suggest it was when he opted for weight-loss surgery. Still others single out his diagnosed …
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal court in Washington in February after he entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.
CHICAGO | Government prosecutors on Friday filed a forfeiture motion naming the homes of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, in a move legal observers said could result in them losing one or both homes.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal court in Washington in February after he entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. On Friday, prosecutors recommended Jackson be given four years in prison. He…
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On Feb. 7, Governors State University hosted a forum for candidates running in the special primary for Congressional District 2, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s former seat.
CHICAGO | The problems of urban violence and high unemployment among African-Americans are intertwined, said Marcus Lewis, one of six candidates seeking Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former seat in Congress.
CHICAGO | They elected a Harvard-educated Rhodes Scholar and ended up with a congressman who was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker. They voted for the son of a famous civil rights leader and got someone who illegally spent campaign funds on everything from furniture to…
Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal court in Washington after he entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. Residents in Illinois' 2nd District are preparing to vote in a special primary Tuesd…
Residents of the 2nd Congressional District deserve better than they have received from recent congressmen.
GLENWOOD | Village President Kerry Durkin on Saturday told a Republican candidate with aspirations of succeeding Jesse Jackson Jr. that he views the GOP as being so hostile toward his community that he won’t consider any of the party’s political candidates.
WASHINGTON | In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said was a scheme to use $750,000 in campaign funds for lavish personal expenses, including a $43,000…
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