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Jesse Jackson, Jr. Sentenced to 2 ½ Years; Wife a Serve 12 Months

By Freddie Allen Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After openly weeping and apologizing for his behavior, former U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. was sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison on Wednesday for using $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use. “Your honor, throughout this process, I’ve asked the government and the court […]