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Pending Jesse Jackson Jr. plea
deal includes ‘significant
jail time,’ source says

Chicago Sun-Times, by Michael Sneed

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Posted By:brianod1, 2/6/2013 11:11:17 PM

Sneed has learned a plea deal is now on the table between former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and federal authorities probing allegations of campaign fund misuse. Sneed is told the plea deal includes Jackson serving time in federal prison. “Significant jail time is now definitely a part of the deal,” said a top Sneed source close to the probe. “But I think [Jackson’s wife] Sandi, feels like she was thrown under the bus by her husband, ” now that a separate probe has begun on her, a second source added. Sandi Jackson claims she was stunned by campaign finance abuse disclosures against her husband,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bubber, 2/6/2013 11:35:05 PM     (No. 9162820)

While I take no glee in this...one down...yes...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grounded, 2/7/2013 12:11:04 AM     (No. 9162843)

Now if they can find a cell for his shake down artist daddy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/7/2013 12:18:16 AM     (No. 9162847)

Love seeing these corrupt Democrats go to prison. Menendez will be next. Too bad they couldn´t nail Frank and Dodd. Reid should be in there too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: trapper, 2/7/2013 12:31:32 AM     (No. 9162851)

It´s a good thing the feds bought that prison from the state of Illinois. They will need it just for all the crooked Illinois politicians. Saves transportation costs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/7/2013 12:37:00 AM     (No. 9162856)

Daddy will get involved in some shake-down deal and Jr. will never spend a day in jail.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 2/7/2013 12:37:05 AM     (No. 9162857)

The sad part about this story is that this crook would continue to get elected.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 2/7/2013 12:37:56 AM     (No. 9162858)

I want SR in jail to keep JR company!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/7/2013 12:43:10 AM     (No. 9162863)

Small fry.
When will frank Marshall Davis illegitimate son be incarcerated?


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/7/2013 2:21:13 AM     (No. 9162915)

He should just get probation based on who he was raised by.

But seriously,the left blames bad black behavior on poverty,hard to make that case when Shakedown Sr. was rolling in bribes...errrr cash.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rocco49, 2/7/2013 2:38:58 AM     (No. 9162917)

I have a dream. My dream is that the "significant jail time" eventually includes Barack Hussein Obama, mm-hmm, mm-hmm, mm-hmm...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Safari Man, 2/7/2013 3:10:11 AM     (No. 9162926)

I was thinking about whom else I would like to see jailed along with J3 but I think it would be most efficient to simply show up at the State of the Union Address next week and simply chain the doors closed after Obama starts reading from the teleprompter. Then we just slide some food under the door for the next twenty years and that should be a pretty fair sentencing.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/7/2013 6:27:47 AM     (No. 9163001)

The jackson chickens have come home to roost. Bye bye.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/7/2013 7:46:29 AM     (No. 9163110)

He threw his wife under the bus? I´m afraid the Jackson tribe is not known for marital fidelity.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: john56, 2/7/2013 8:02:02 AM     (No. 9163146)

Over or under bets on when Dear Leader(US) will issue the pardon for JJ,Jr.

My bets are on Christmas. 2013.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/7/2013 9:02:20 AM     (No. 9163279)

FTA:"For years, Sandi Jackson was paid nearly $5,000 a month from her husband’s campaign fund through her consulting firm, J. Donatella & Associates. The payments continued, even after Jesse Jackson Jr. checked into a mental health facility last year and — except for a robo-call — did not campaign for the Nov. 6 election, which he won."
And that, ladies and gentleman, is the epitome of " The Chicago Way ".

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Madeye Moody, 2/7/2013 10:15:16 AM     (No. 9163448)

Jr´s mental halth issues seem too much like the old mobster Vincent Gigante, who stumbled around Grenwich Vilage for years in his slippers and bathrobe mumbling incoherently. It was later admitted to be a ruse to get declared mentally unfit to stand trial. Gigante also had psychiatrists testify to his incapacity. The timing of his mental health issues and potential legal ramifications it raises seem too convenient.

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