Jesse Jackson Jr.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty To Misusing Campaign Funds

A massive misuse of money. Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., son of the prominent civil rights leader, pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on his extravagant lifestyle.

02/20/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Re-Election In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Shuttered businesses in Detroit, MI (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Businesses Can’t Afford The Proposed $10-Per-Hour Minimum Wage

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. from the South Side of Chicago is introducing a $10-per-hour minimum wage across the nation. As a representative, he introduced the measure to his fellow-congressmen in the House yesterday. It […]

06/08/2012

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