Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty

Weeping before a federal judge and his family, former Democratic congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud for his use of $750,000 in campaign funds for personal items including a Rolex watch and rock star memorabilia. "Guilty, your honor," Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins. "Sir for years I lived off my campaign," Jackson said before the court filled with friends and family including his father, civil...Full Story
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