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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. likely
to resign from Congress, looking
at jail time in plea deal: report

New York Daily News, by Kristen A. Lee

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/13/2012 6:07:37 AM

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is battling legal troubles and mental illness, is likely to resign from Congress and face jail time under the terms of a plea deal his lawyer is negotiating with the federal government. CBS Chicago reported that Jackson’s lawyer, Dan Webb, is in talks with the U.S. Justice Department over the terms of the tentative deal. They include Jackson’s resignation from Congress for health reasons, a guilty plea related to misuse of campaign funds and the repayment of any funds he used for personal reasons.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/13/2012 6:27:51 AM     (No. 9010533)

He´ll get his jail time at mayo prison.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/13/2012 6:31:35 AM     (No. 9010537)

Not likely that they will put him in with general prison population.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/13/2012 6:37:01 AM     (No. 9010541)

Now if some brave soul in Chi-Town will just come forward with the "goods" on Dad!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYBruin, 11/13/2012 6:37:29 AM     (No. 9010543)

Justice!

Wow! How did that happen??

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jntsrgn, 11/13/2012 6:40:33 AM     (No. 9010545)

All the way into a plea deal and still no word on what he did?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/13/2012 7:08:41 AM     (No. 9010578)

Gosh! And right after the reelection of another Chicago thug.If we could see what they have on him , I´ll wager it contains the word " Blago" .

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rightdog, 11/13/2012 7:13:52 AM     (No. 9010584)

I say leave him alone and let him "serve" his constituents. The morons in his Chicago district that re-elected him are close cousins of the ones in DC that returned Marion Barry to the mayoral office after his scandalous behavior and convictions on drugs and cavorting with prostitutes. So, what´s the problem?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/13/2012 7:16:49 AM     (No. 9010587)

"Bye bye love
Bye bye happiness
Hello loneliness
I think I´m-a gonna cry..."

Not me of course but you Jr.

At night, when the lights go out....you´re gonna cry.

Oh yeah.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JAN, 11/13/2012 7:21:13 AM     (No. 9010595)

Not a chance. He´ll be guilty as sin, free as a bird.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: provide, 11/13/2012 7:32:19 AM     (No. 9010615)

He´ll probably serve in that min. security lock up in East Moline, Illinois like many of Chicago´s politicians.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TexasRed, 11/13/2012 7:44:04 AM     (No. 9010641)

Jackson and "jail time" has such a nice ring to it. Too bad more of the family could not be included!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LadyVet, 11/13/2012 7:57:01 AM     (No. 9010678)

Just another member of the Congressional Corrupt Communists Caucus, er, Black Caucus.

Whatever happened to the "we are gonna nationalize you" Maxine Waters? Didn´t the House Ethics Committee determine that it was OK for her to funnel money to her husband´s bank? Just spread´n the wealth!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/13/2012 7:58:43 AM     (No. 9010683)

What does this tell you about a constituency who will elect a guy who has not shown up for work for over 5 months! He´s also under criminal investigation and probably being charged with ethics violations and yet they reelect him by over a 2 to 1 margin! Like the Elizabeth Warren voters they deserve what they get but the rest of us are also stuck with the result of their stupidity!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/13/2012 8:34:39 AM     (No. 9010776)

12, the ethics commmittee admonished Waters´ chief of staff, who happens to be her grandson. That was it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Judith, 11/13/2012 8:38:07 AM     (No. 9010785)

My thoughts exactly #1. Rehab at a 5star resort.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/13/2012 8:41:00 AM     (No. 9010792)

#8 is showing a wee bit of age...

Who among us remembers Phil and Don?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Tudball, 11/13/2012 8:50:18 AM     (No. 9010819)

Not to worry, he will be re-elected after his release.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lydwho, 11/13/2012 9:37:42 AM     (No. 9010949)

Face it, his wife knew that their house was being up-graded and she damn well knew where the money for it was comming from!!!

Lock her schemeing butt also!!!

And her father-in-law, just for principle!!!!

Art

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Reply 19 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/13/2012 10:51:50 AM     (No. 9011219)

Like so many other elected black thieves, he´ll be re-elected as soon as he gets out.

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