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Jesse Jackson Jr., wife to appear in court to answer charges in criminal case

There are 8 comments on the Star Tribune story from Feb 20, 2013, titled Jesse Jackson Jr., wife to appear in court to answer charges in criminal case. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife are to appear in federal court to answer criminal charges that they engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.

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the men

United States

#1 Feb 20, 2013
kill the criminals?
ttrevon fartin Martin

Redlands, CA

#2 Feb 20, 2013
Look what you find when you drain the swamp
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#3 Feb 20, 2013
Jesse Jackson, Jr. was one of the people suspected of being involved in Gov. Blagojavich's scam to sell Obama's senate seat.

Blago went to prison and nothing more was mentioned about Jackson.

It seems that rather than stir up embarassing details of Obama's possible involvement in the scheme, Jackson was let off the hook.

Jackson couldn't be let off scott free, so he took a plea deal about mishandling campaign funds instead.

And so life goes on.

Ethics to look into Jesse Jackson Jr. allegation on Obama Senate seat:

“Jackson faces allegations that he allegedly offered through an intermediary to raise millions of dollars for Blagojevich's reelection campaign if the former governor appointed him to fill the rest of Obama's term.”

http://www.politico.com/blogs/glennthrush/101...
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see the light

United States

#5 Feb 20, 2013
Somehow race will be brought up and he'll get off.
MIke

Polk City, FL

#6 Feb 20, 2013
see the light wrote:
Somehow race will be brought up and he'll get off.
Well he did buy micheal Jackson's fedora and a gold Rolex ......typical buying habits of the free spending American black........and as typical........with someone else's money
eggrol4sell

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#7 Feb 20, 2013
Eleanor wrote:
Jesse Jackson, Jr. was one of the people suspected of being involved in Gov. Blagojavich's scam to sell Obama's senate seat.
Blago went to prison and nothing more was mentioned about Jackson.
It seems that rather than stir up embarassing details of Obama's possible involvement in the scheme, Jackson was let off the hook.
Jackson couldn't be let off scott free, so he took a plea deal about mishandling campaign funds instead.
And so life goes on.
Ethics to look into Jesse Jackson Jr. allegation on Obama Senate seat:
“Jackson faces allegations that he allegedly offered through an intermediary to raise millions of dollars for Blagojevich's reelection campaign if the former governor appointed him to fill the rest of Obama's term.”
http://www.politico.com/blogs/glennthrush/101...
seat or chair;)$50k is cheap! Captain Obama fly Boeing Dreamlaner!!;-00
Cat74

United States

#8 Feb 20, 2013
Lil Jesse's daddy is a good friend of the Judge who will decide on Jess's future, probation, or a few months in a swanky getlemen's prison. Seeing as how Junior is so mentally ill he will likely get probation, and wifey will take the fall. Don't you worry about Jesse Jr not getting relected in 2014 whether he is nutty or nt. That District would reelect him even f he died, and they had to stuff him, and stand him in a corner.
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#9 Feb 21, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Lil Jesse's daddy is a good friend of the Judge who will decide on Jess's future, probation, or a few months in a swanky getlemen's prison. Seeing as how Junior is so mentally ill he will likely get probation, and wifey will take the fall. Don't you worry about Jesse Jr not getting relected in 2014 whether he is nutty or nt. That District would reelect him even f he died, and they had to stuff him, and stand him in a corner.
Yes!

And in the last election, Jr. got 71% of the vote and he DIDN'T EVEN CAMPAIGN !!

Yep, they'd vote him in again.

Unfortunately, now that he is a convicted FELON, it is doubtful he can run again.

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