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  1. Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich wants full panel to hear his appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... upheld charges against Blagojevich related to accusations that he tried to extract cash from then-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., in exchange for a Senate appointment and other efforts by the governor to get paid for official acts. En banc ...

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  2. Chaka Fattah - Black Philly Democrat Who Tried to Impeach Bush Gets His Ass BUSTED Big Time.Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | Wizbang

    Chaka Fattah burst on the scene during the Bush administration when he tried to have the impeachment of Bill Clinton expunged and joined with Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. on HRes 635 to impeach GWB. Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted Wednesday on more than a dozens federal charges surrounding his unsuccessful run for Philadelphia mayor in 2007.

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  3. On Native GroundTHE Sudden Death of a Small TownRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  4. Are Black Congressional Lawmakers Being Singled Out In Ethics Probes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | NewsOne

    ... House ethics inquiries; all were members of the Congressional Black Caucus. An eighth caucus member, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois, had also been under investigation, but his probe was halted temporarily while the Justice Department undertook ...

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    Sep 22, 2010 | National Review Online

    ... if you're not one of our two big parties, you're small. I remember that, in one of his presidential campaigns, Jesse Jackson received the endorsement of the Socialist party. He took some needling for this: but he wouldn't disavow it. I always wanted ...

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  6. Ohio Press Mostly Ignores Black Democrat's Inspiring Pro-Life SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NewsBusters.org

    ... of black babies through abortion. Until the late 1970s, before he decided that he had presidential ambitions, Jesse Jackson often used the term "genocide" to describe abortion's impact on the black community. Since then, there has been a decided ...

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  7. A Little Dose of Reality From One of Their OwnRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Small dead animals

    ... because of this stranglehold by liberal discourse. For heaven's sake, I was a Democrat who had just voted for Jesse Jackson in the 1988 primary, but I had to fight like mad in the early 1990s to get my views heard. The resistance of liberals in the ...

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  8. Former Illinois congressman pleads not guilty to tax charges in latest caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    ... in 2001. Reynolds tried politics again but in 2013 lost a bid for the U.S. House of Representatives seat of Jesse Jackson Jr., who had resigned before pleading guilty to fraud charges. Last year, Reynolds ran into legal trouble in Zimbabwe and was ...

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  9. Sister Souljah Moments Always Fail For ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Daily Caller

    Who would've thought an obscure hip-hop artist would go down in history as the most overrated political moment of all time? Sister Souljah - a name now always followed by "moment" - made headlines back in 1992 when she said of the Los Angeles riots: "If black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?" This inflammatory comment incensed a majority of the American public. Then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton cemented Souljah's name in political history when he denounced her comment at a convention for Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Coalition - an event at which the hip-hop musician spoke.

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  10. ABC Ignores Democratic Congressman's Criminal Indictment; NBC Mentions Wife's Ties to NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NewsBusters.org

    ... that Radel was a Republican on both their morning and evening newscasts. When former Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was indicted on February 15, 2013 for improper use of campaign funds, ABC ignored it that day and devoted only 18 seconds ...

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  11. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa) Indicted for All Sorts of Political...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Instapundit.com

    ... be replaced by Mike Honda, D-Calif., who is currently the subject of an ethics probe . Chaka Fattah had joined Jesse Jackson Jr. on H. Res 635 to impeach Bush. Jackson was busted and went to prison. Now Chucklehead Fattah looks likely to join him. ...

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  12. What's Barney Frank Got Against Primaries?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Common Dreams

    ... In years past, Tom Gallagher has served as a surrogate speaker for presidential candidates George McGovern, Jesse Jackson and Dennis Kucinich. A past member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, he is the author of "Sub: My Years ...

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  13. Chaka Fattah indicted in racketeering schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | CNN

    ... after the release of a video showing Ford in a rage. Ford has admitted smoking crack cocaine. Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Illinois, and his wife, Sandra, arrive at federal court in Washington for sentencing in August 2013. Jackson was ...

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  14. Why The Black Lives Matter Campaign Matters To Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The New York Observer

    ... to racial equality that cannot easily be dismissed. Mr. Sanders might also have pointed to his support of Jesse Jackson in the 1988 presidential campaign. Jesse Jackson has not been a major figure in American politics for at least a decade; and that ...

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  15. Why Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump represent a perfect storm for American politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Salon

    ... "responsible for governing the Democratic Party." So the most insider position there is, basically. Jesse Jackson's run in 1988 is probably the closest modern-era comparison to this election's two outsiders, but Jackson, it turned out, represented ...

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  16. Question of the dayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... schemes to enrich himself by taking advantage of those who were vulnerable. If George Ryan did 6.5 years and Jesse Jackson III was in and out before you could blink an eye, seems like knocking Blago's sentence down to a total of 7-8 years would not ...

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  17. United States v. BlagojevichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | FindLaw

    ... not willing to give me anything except appreciation. Fuck them." Blagojevich then turned to supporters of Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., offering the appointment in exchange for a $1.5 million "campaign contribution." (We put "campaign contribution" in ...

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  18. Court overturns part of Blagojevich caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KYTX-TV News

    ... one part of the case against him, which also involved Blagojevich trying to extract cash from then-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. in exchange for a Senate appointment and other attempts by the governor to get paid for official acts. "Blagojevich now ...

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  19. Bill Clinton's Apology - Not AcceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Dissident Voice

    ... white boy," I responded. Recall that it was during that campaign that Clinton threw both Sista Souljah and Jesse Jackson under the wheels of what had all the trappings of a white supremacist campaign bandwagon. It was just this past week at the ...

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  20. Bill Clinton's Apology: Not AcceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Counterpunch

    ... white boy," I responded. Recall that it was during that campaign that Clinton threw both Sista Souljah and Jesse Jackson under the wheels of what had all the trappings of a white supremacist campaign bandwagon. It was just this past week at the ...

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