Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to scheme to spend campaign funds on personal items

Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to scheme to spend campaign funds on personal items

February 20th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Then-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill. speaks March 20, 2012, at a Democratic primary election night party. The former and his wife Sandra were charged Feb. 15, 2013, with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses.

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WASHINGTON - Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty in scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.