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

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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

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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

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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...