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Jesse Jackson Jr. Could Leave Prison Sooner Than Expected

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Convicted ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. may taste freedom even sooner than expected. The disgraced former Democratic Representative from Illino...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Begins Prison Sentence After Check-In Mishap

Posted 10.29.2013 | Chicago

Disgraced Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has made a lot of mistakes in his political career, including a bungled check-in to federal prison. After ...

New Sentencing Date Set For Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Tuesday set Aug. 14 as the new sentencing date for former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife. U.S. ...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentencing Delayed

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Monday postponed the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, noting it w...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Wants To Head Behind Bars Before Wife Sandi

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appear to be preparing for the likely possibility that they will both be heading to prison wh...

Jackson Jr. Wants Medical Information In Court Doc Kept Secret

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly submitted a request to keep information about his medical condition out of the public eye in his upcomin...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Memoir In The Works

Posted 02.27.2013 | Chicago

Jesse Jackson Jr. will soon add "memoirist" to the list of labels — like "disgraced congressman" and "former representative of Illinois' 2nd congres...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Troubles Disappoint Formerly Loyal District

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Slated For Federal Court On Wednesday

Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

Disgraced ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is due to make his first appearance in federal court Wednesday on charges he misused $750,000 in campaign f...

Federal Charges Formally Filed Against Jesse Jackson Jr., His Wife

Posted 02.15.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with violating federal law by misusing campaign funds -- and his wife Sandi Jac...

Report: Jackson Jr. Signs Plea Deal Including Possible Jail Time

Posted 02.09.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly signed a deal in recent days that includes his pleading guilty to misusing his camp...

Report: Pending Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes 'Significant' Jail Time

Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

As the trouble train rolls on for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., new reports indicate the disgraced ex-congressman could be headed for an extended sta...