Jesse Jackson Released From Halfway House in BaltimoreFormer U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released Monday morning from a Baltimore halfway house, where he'd been living since his release from an Alabama federal prison in March.
Filing: Jesse Jackson Jr. to Sell D.C. Home to Pay $750,000 Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. 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.
Jesse Jackson Jr. and Wife Sentenced in Campaign Fraud CaseA judge has sentenced ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to 2.5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiring to defraud his campaign.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty in $750K Campaign Fund SchemeFormer U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He faces 46 to 57 months in prison, and a fine of $10,000 to $100,000, under a plea deal with prosecutors.
Jackson Jr.'s Downfall Tied To Objects, Not Power For all the talk of Jesse Jackson Jr. aspiring to be a U.S. senator or mayor of the nation's third-largest city, his career wasn't ended by attempts to amass political power.
A Glance At Items Listed In Jackson Jr. Charges Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife have agreed to plead guilty to charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. The following is a look at the items listed in Jackson Jr.'s charging document, when they were allegedly purchased and for how much
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.
Trouble Not Over For Jesse Jackson Jr. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation from Congress might end his once-promising political career but it doesn't mark the end of troubles for the civil rights icon's son.
Jackson Jr. Admits to 'His Share of Mistakes' In Congressional ResignationRep. Jesse Jackson Jr. admits to "his share of mistakes" his resignation letter to House Speaker John Boehner and acknowledges an ongoing federal investigation.
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
Jesse Jackson Jr. In Mayo Clinic For Depression Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., whose whereabouts haven't been disclosed since he quietly took a medical leave from Congress several weeks ago, is being treated for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, according to a statement released by the hospital.
Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.