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Jesse Jackson Jr. gets 30 months in prison

Jesse Jackson Jr. gets 30 months in prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on TV’s, restaurant…

Jesse Jackson Jr. sentencing today

Jesse Jackson Jr. sentencing today

Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, learn their fates Wednesday when a federal judge in Washington, D.C., sentences the one-time power couple for misusing $750,000 in…

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife, agree to guilty pleas for campaign fund fraud

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife, agree to guilty pleas for campaign fund fraud

In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said…

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. transferred to Mayo Clinic

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. transferred to Mayo Clinic

The announcement that Jesse Jackson Jr. had been transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota pinned down his whereabouts for the first time in weeks and gave clear confirmation that…

Jesse Jackson Jr. suffering from ‘mood disorder’

Jesse Jackson Jr. suffering from ‘mood disorder’

Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. is receiving intensive treatment for a “mood disorder” and is expected to make a full recovery, his doctor said on Wednesday, responding to mounting political pressure…

Sources: Substance abuse, not exhaustion, led to Jesse Jackson Jr.’s ‘leave of absence’

Sources: Substance abuse, not exhaustion, led to Jesse Jackson Jr.’s ‘leave of absence’

Sources close to supporters of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. say the “medical leave of absence for treatment of exhaustion” announced Monday is a cover story for a history of…

Tea party rookie beats veteran GOP congressman

Tea party rookie beats veteran GOP congressman

A rookie Congressman with Tea Party support beat a veteran Republican twice his age on Tuesday in a primary contest between incumbents forced by Democratic gerrymandering of the electoral map…

Reading the Constitution: Education or futility?

Reading the Constitution: Education or futility?

Republicans and Democrats took turns politely in a historic recitation of the Constitution from the House floor Thursday, but the decorum hardly meant they were in agreement. In a nod…

Should Pastor Agnostic run for Mayor of Chicago? 1821

I wake up some mornings hating me too. -- Rahm Emanuel…