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Jesse Jackson Jr. Prison Sentence Coming To End

In this Aug. 14, 2013, file photo, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., leaves federal court in Washington after being sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. Jackson Jr. will be released from a federal prison on Thursday, March 26, 2015, and will serve out the remainder of his term in a Washington, D.C., halfway house, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy told The Associated Press after visiting Jackson behind bars. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
In this Aug. 14, 2013, file photo, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., leaves federal court in Washington after being sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

(CBS Chicago) – Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will complete his sentence for misuse of campaign funds this Sunday.

He’s been finishing out the 30-month term, serving home confinement in Washington. That after spending 17 months in federal prison–and additional time at a halfway house.

On Friday morning, Jackson left his home for Baltimore, where he will get his monitoring bracelet removed.

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