Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty In Federal Probe

CHICAGO -- Former Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has reached a plea agreement in connection to a federal probe into whether or not the troubled lawmaker misused campaign funds. Earlier this month Jackson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud, and making false statements, sources close to the investigation told ABC's Chicago station WLS. Jackson could now face up to five years in jail, a decision that will ultimately be made by a federal judge. The...Full Story
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