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Jesse Jackson Jr signs
plea deal in federal
probe, sources say

WLS-TV [Chicago, IL], by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/8/2013 1:29:29 PM

(CHICAGO)-- Jesse Jackson Junior pleaded guilty in a plea deal connected to a federal investigation in which the former congressman is accused of misusing campaign funds, sources tell ABC7. Jackson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and false statements, according to sources close to the investigation. Federal prosecutors are recommending a 5 year maximum sentence. Jackson signed the deal on February 1, 2013, in Washington, D.C. sources tell ABC7. According to reports, Jackson will repay the government hundreds of thousands of dollars he spent on items including a luxury watch

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It is outrageous that this filthy little criminal didn´t resign from his congressional seat long ago. What else would you expect from Chicago politicians.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: msjena, 2/8/2013 1:33:36 PM     (No. 9165898)

Well, it´s about time someone got caught for misuse of campaign funds. Too bad, John Edwards slithered out of a conviction for his criminal acts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/8/2013 1:36:14 PM     (No. 9165905)

president wanted Blago to appoint Val Jarett to the senate seat. Jackson Jr. got in the way. President got revenge.
Former Governor Paterson, NY, was pressured by the president to appoint caroline kennedy to the senate. Paterson refused, choosing Kirsten gillibrand instead. President then cut paterson off at the knees, drying up campaign funds for paterson´s attempt to get elected for a full term.
And the president told his supporters to vote against romney for revenge.
I guess its the chicago way.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: voxpop, 2/8/2013 1:43:53 PM     (No. 9165920)

No waaaay!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ohyababy, 2/8/2013 1:50:02 PM     (No. 9165934)

So the mental diagnosis was the warm up?? I guess there´s only so many ways you can whitewash all of this......

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 2/8/2013 2:27:29 PM     (No. 9166012)

#4, that was racist.

Da revrum must be real proud of his boy about now.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FunOne, 2/8/2013 2:32:19 PM     (No. 9166022)

San fails to properly conduct the family business his father built up. It happens a lot.

In this case, Jesse Sr. failed to properly teach his son the art and science of extortion, racketeering, and how to hide kind of criminal activity.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/8/2013 3:29:31 PM     (No. 9166122)

I´m sure his daddy is proud and the excuse is that whitey is picking on a poor black guy just because...

How about YOU are a criminal and YOU got caught and YOUR daddy is next!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/8/2013 3:33:00 PM     (No. 9166130)

Countdown to presidential pardon...10, 9, 8, ...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: veritas, 2/8/2013 4:14:52 PM     (No. 9166191)

FTA: A federal judge will determine whether Jackson receives jail time and, if so, how much.

Hey, we´ve been hearing the "deal" would "include significant jail time" for a while.

FTA: "During this journey I have made my share of mistakes. I am aware of the ongoing federal investigation into my activities and I am doing my best to address the situation responsibly, cooperate with the investigators and accept responsibility for my mistakes," he wrote.

No, a "mistake" is picking up your wife´s Ford keys and getting into your Chevy. Or starting to write a check with a pencil, not a pen.

Your acts are crimes, you-- Darn. The phone again. OK, you provide the pejoratives. I´ll check back.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/8/2013 4:43:17 PM     (No. 9166236)

Just the right federal judge will be chosen to pronounce the actual jail time for JR. (and wife when the time comes.). Tell me if I am wrong?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/8/2013 5:01:19 PM     (No. 9166265)

How many and how long are we going to have Jesse Jackson Jr plea deals? Wasn´t this done, or can it get done, or is this another liberal evolving process like Obama?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blackops, 2/8/2013 5:03:56 PM     (No. 9166268)

Oh Happy Day!
Now go get his wife and extortionist Daddy.


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