Jesse Jackson Jr., wife, plead guilty

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife, plead guilty

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty in a federal courtroom in Washington Wednesday to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds.
Jackson pleads to campaign funding misuse

Jackson pleads to campaign funding misuse

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., has signed a plea agreement in which he admitted violating campaign finance laws, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, reported Friday.

Dad: Rep. Jesse Jackson going back to Mayo

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., who is dealing with mental health issues, will return to the Mayo Clinic "soon" for further care, his father said Sunday.

Police release more info in Carter death

JONESBORO, Ark., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Jonesboro, Ark., Police Department released more evidence in the death of Chavis Carter, who allegedly shot himself while handcuffed in a squad car.

Jackson urges 1 percent student loan rate

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Interest on student loans should be dropped to 1 percent to aid struggling families and stimulate the U.S. economy, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said Saturday.

Jesse Jackson Sr. released from hospital

CHICAGO, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. was out of a Chicago hospital after suffering stomach pains, hospital officials say.

Jesse Jackson Jr. could succeed Obama

CHICAGO, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Speculation is rife over who would be appointed to fill Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat should the Illinois Democrat be elected president, observers say.
Jacksons seek Secret Service e-mails

Jacksons seek Secret Service e-mails

CHICAGO, May 14 (UPI) -- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., and his father Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. are demanding the U.S. Secret Service hand over documents involving them.

Indian casino proposed near Chicago

CHICAGO, May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. unveiled a plan for Illinois' first land-based casino in Lynwood and said he would introduce federal legislation to get the land.

Jesse Jackson's son bids for Chicago daily

CHICAGO, March 15 (UPI) -- Spokesmen for the Rev. Jesse Jackson had no comment Monday on a report one of Jackson's sons, Yusef, has made a bid to buy the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Just one Jackson left on ballot

CHICAGO, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Jesse Jackson, a 68-year-old political novice from the south suburbs, unexpectedly pulled out of the March 19 Democratic primary Friday, leaving Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. as the sole Jackson on the ballot.

Lawyer: 'Confusion will reign'

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The State Board of Elections Monday held an evidence hearing on a challenge by Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., son of Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., to Jesse Jackson, a 68-year-old retired truck driver also running for Congress in the March 19 Democratic primary.

Lawyer: 'Confusion will reign'

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 (UPI) --
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Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., President of the Rainbow/Push Coalition, speaks to the audience at the 2004 "Take Back America" Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. on June 4, 2004. (UPI Photo/Greg Whitesell)
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