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Member of the House of Representatives of Illinois Jesse Jackson Jr. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Prospect Of Prison Looms For Ex-Congressman, Wife

The prospect of prison looms over former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife after they agreed to plead guilty to charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items — including furs, a gold watch, a football signed by U.S. presidents and even a hat once owned by Michael Jackson.

02/16/2013

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