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Jesse Jackson, Jr. Gets 2 1/2 Years In Prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Wednesday after pleading to spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

Many people thought Jesse Jackson Jr. could have been a voice of a generation, but that has probably changed. Yesterday, the former Illinois congressman pleaded guilty in federal court to using campaign funds to purchase personal items. The $750,000 was spent funding his family’s lavish...

Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty To Misusing Campaign Money

Three months after resigning from Congress, Jesse Jackson Jr. has plead guilty to charges of misusing campaign funds and has entered into a plea deal, reports NBC. On Friday, Jackson signed the deal which requires him to repay the government hundreds of thousands of dollars...