Jackson Jr., Jesse
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Former congressman and wife sentenced for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, are set to learn their fates when a federal judge in Washington, D.C., sentences them for misusing $750,000 in campaign money.
CHICAGO (AP) — The newly Democratic nominee to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. vowed to become a leader in the fight for federal gun control and directly challenged the National Rifle Association in her victory speech.
CHICAGO (AP) — The primary contest to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson was in the hands of Chicago-area voters Tuesday, just three months after his resignation and an intense period of campaigning by more than a dozen candidates.
Jesse Jackson Jr. joins a long list of political scions who landed cushy jobs before losing them.
It would be comforting to think that episodes like the Jesse Jefferson case would stop if we simply tightened the rules on congressional ethics.
Illinois congressman calls it quits amid reports of coming plea deal
Even has he negotiates a plea deal, some lawmakers stand by Rep. Jesse Jackson.
Jesse Jackson, Jr. faces ethics probes, absences. But he's unlikely to lose his re-election bid.