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Jesse Jackson Jr. to sell Washington home to pay forfeiture

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., convicted of using campaign funds for luxury goods, will sell his Washington home to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture.

Some Jesse Jackson Jr. possessions up for sale in online auction

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Signed Michael Jackson posters and Bruce Lee photos owned by former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. are drawing bids for hundreds of dollars in an online auction.
The Issue: Political corruption

The Issue: Political corruption

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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson apologizes at sentencing

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson apologizes at sentencing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., apologized Wednesday before he was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds.

Jackson Jr. vows best efforts to repay $750,000 forfeiture

CHICAGO, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says he intends pay a $750,000 forfeiture in 90 to 180 days, despite the prospect of a prison sentence, a court filing shows.

Sentencing for ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., wife postponed

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi won't be sentenced this week as scheduled, court documents filed in Washington Monday showed.

Judge won't seal Jackson's medical information until she sees it

CHICAGO, June 5 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago says she will not seal parts of the sentencing memorandum for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., until she has seen it.

Former Rep. Jackson wants medical documents sealed

CHICAGO, June 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., has asked a federal judge to seal parts of a sentencing memorandum dealing with his medical condition.
Report: Jackson failed to file disclosure form

Report: Jackson failed to file disclosure form

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. failed to file the required disclosure form required by federal ethics laws after his resignation, records show.

Illinois State Sen. Trotter pleads guilty to reckless conduct

CHICAGO, April 24 (UPI) -- Illinois State Sen. Donne Trotter pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor reckless conduct for attempting to board a flight with a handgun.

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Kelly wins Dem primary in Illinois 2nd

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Robin Kelly breezed to victory Tuesday in the special Democratic primary election for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Illinois, results showed.
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.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. likely to get prison

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is likely to lose his pension and spend time prison if he pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds, legal experts say.
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U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) (R) and talks with his wife, Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson before Rahm Emanuel's inauguration as mayor of Chicago during an in inaugural ceremony at Millennium Park on May 16, 2011. Emanuel takes over for Richard M. Daley, who had served in the post since 1989. UPI/Brian Kersey
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