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#3165123 - 02/15/13 01:51 PM Jessie Jackson found his way
Wes Parrish
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http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/je...16.html?ml=po_r

Former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) will plead guilty to conspiring with his wife to illegally spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses, including a $43,000 Rolex watch, fur coats and memorabilia associated with Michael Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Bruce Lee, according to information obtained by POLITICO.

The charges against him may include conspiracy, making false statements, and mail and wire fraud.

Prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence of between 46 and 57 months for Jackson Jr., as well as a fine of $10,000 to $100,000, and forfeiture of a yet-to-be-determined portion of the misspent $750,000 in campaign funds.

Jackson’s wife, former Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, is expected to plead guilty to a tax offense, according to a source close to the investigation. At different times, she has served as her husband’s campaign manager and campaign treasurer. Both Jacksons resigned from office amid the Justice Department’s investigation into their finances.

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#3165275 - 02/15/13 04:24 PM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: Wes Parrish]
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I'd like to bid on the watch!
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#3165288 - 02/15/13 04:47 PM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: Rebel]
Wes Parrish
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I wouldn't want the watch, but will bet you a dollar against a donut . . . . . . . .
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that Obama gives Jessie a full pardon from whatever his sentence.

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#3165578 - 02/15/13 09:01 PM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: Wes Parrish]
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
I wouldn't want the watch, but will bet you a dollar against a donut . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
that Obama gives Jessie a full pardon from whatever his sentence.


I'll buy you a box of Krispy Kremes and agree with you on that one!
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#3165896 - 02/16/13 08:25 AM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: Rebel]
TNDeerGuy
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Why will Obama have to pardon him—he is Jesse's son, and I will be shocked if he ever sees the inside of a jail considering who his Daddy is and who leads the Justice Department and who lives in The White House.
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#3165922 - 02/16/13 08:48 AM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: TNDeerGuy]
Jugfish
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He'll do his time and then get re-elected. He'll have more street cred.
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#3165926 - 02/16/13 08:54 AM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: Jugfish]
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 Originally Posted By: Jugfish
He'll do his time and then get re-elected. He'll have more street cred.


Sadly, that's the truth

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#3166066 - 02/16/13 10:39 AM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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Doubt there would be a pardon. Did yall forget that Jessie sr. said something about castrating obama on television?
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#3166072 - 02/16/13 10:43 AM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: guthooked]
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQl_6buUggM
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#3166267 - 02/16/13 02:05 PM Re: Jessie Jackson found his way [Re: guthooked]
farmin68
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No mention of Cadillacs and spinners?
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