Feds: Jackson Jr. Stole $750K in Campaign Funds

Prosecutors push for nearly 5 years in jail as part of plea deal

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 15, 2013 3:27 PM CST

(Newser) – Looks like Jesse Jackson Jr. didn't exactly work out a sweetheart plea deal for himself. Prosecutors intend to recommend 46 to 57 months of prison time for the former congressman, along with a fine of between $10,000 and $100,000, Politico reports. As...   Read full story »

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