Rep. Marcia Fudge (D., Ohio) has asked a federal judge to show leniency in the sentencing of former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., describing him as the “highlight of our karaoke nights” in a letter.
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D., Ill.) pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal conspiracy charges after allegedly spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items.
The FBI is investigating Chicago Democrat Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. for misusing campaign funds “to decorate his home,” the Chicago Sun-Times has reported.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s (D., Ill.) Washington DC house has been listed for sale, according to the Hill.
An Illinois county Democratic official employed his half-brother for years at a government agency, despite ethics rules against hiring relatives, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D., Ill.) is being treated for alcoholism and addiction in an Arizona rehab facility, Andrea Mitchell reported Wednesday.
Locked in a tough primary challenge, Jesse Jackson Jr. appears to be relying on Photoshop to save his political career. His campaign recently erected a billboard that depicts Jackson and the president posing together. The only caveat: the picture is Photoshopped, according to a report on Chicago’s NBC 5 News.