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  1. Why - Moral Mondays' MatterBy Roland S. MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    ... to survive. In many ways Moral Monday is the culmination of the Rainbow Coalition envisioned by the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. when he ran for president of the United States 30 years ago this year. Jackson was viewed by the national media as a black ...

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  2. Epic Fail: Sean Penn and other dignitaries attempt to sweet talk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Babalu Blog

    ... release. The list includes senior State Department officials; former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; Reverend Jesse Jackson; former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson; numerous U.S. Senators, including Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Patrick Leahy ...

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  3. Hillary's Sister Souljah MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Crooks and Liars

    ... black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?a " In the ensuing fury, Jesse Jackson reached out to Sister Souljah, encouraging her to use her energy and gifts to bring young African Americans into the political ...

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  4. Bloomberg's Illinois Proxy's Anti-Gun Manifesto; Proposes to Ban Cartoon CharactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | AmmoLand

    ... help, Kelly was elected to fill the Chicago-area seat previously held by fellow gun control supporter Jesse Jackson, Jr., who is currently doing time in federal prison. The Kelly Report consists of essays by gun control supporters, followed by a ...

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  5. Rep. Robin Kelly - An Embarrassment Among Embarrassments for IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | AmmoLand

    ... done more than its share to uphold this tradition by giving us such luminaries as Gus Savage, Mel Reynolds and Jesse Jackson, Jr. Not satisfied with having burdened us with that trio of cartoon characters, the voters of the 2nd District have now ...

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  6. U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's future at stake in Tuesday runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | SavannahNow

    Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue talks to supporters during a campaign stop at Spanky's Pizza Gallery & Saloon in Pooler July 17. Perdue is running against U.S. Rep. Jackson Kingston in the Republican primary runoff on July 22. Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Sheryl Gay takes a photo of ... (more)

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  7. Paving the new trail of tears with false compassionRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Free Republic

    ... living in poverty, is it compassion or insanity to encourage even more poor people to come here? Both the Rev. Jesse Jackson and homeless activist Ted Hayes are finally speaking out on the inherent unfairness of the special treatment illegal ...

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  8. Bloomberg's Proxy, Rep. Robin Kelly Of Chicago, Releases Congressional Anti-Gun ManifestoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Daily Caller

    ... help, Kelly was elected to fill the Chicago-area seat previously held by fellow gun control supporter Jesse Jackson, Jr., who is currently doing time in federal prison. The Kelly Report consists of essays by gun control supporters, followed by a ...

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  9. EDITORIAL: Justice in the outhouseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    ... has a rich history of both ridicule and outhouses. Bill Clinton recalled the outhouse of his youth. The Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for president with a slogan "from the outhouse to the White House." Americans have made fun of its leaders in ...

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  10. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Lucianne.com

    ... Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the Reverend Jesse Jackson sat down with Greta Van Susteren on Fox tonight and basically took on President Obama for pushing for billions of dollars to ...

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  11. Double standard? Pro-Obama IRS Worker Suspended, Postal Employee Fired For Political ViolationRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Free Republic

    ... Service for over a dozen years before deciding in 2012 to run against now-disgraced former Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. as an independent in Illinois' 2nd District. Lewis told FoxNews.com he never discussed his campaign at work, and thought as ...

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  12. Double Standard? Pro-Obama Irs worker Ok, but Usps worker cannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Fox News

    ... Service for over a dozen years before deciding in 2012 to run against now-disgraced former Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. as an independent in Illinois' 2nd District. Lewis told FoxNews.com he never discussed his campaign at work, and thought as ...

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  13. Amid gangland shootings, Chicago leaders call for federal resourcesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Free Republic

    ... incidents, they returned fire, killing two. From the basement of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church,Rev. Jesse Jackson inferred that city leaders in Chicago could not handle the violence on their own and federal resources were needed to control ...

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  14. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) releases 2014 'Kelly Report' on gun violence in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... When she decided to run in 2012 for the Congressional seat vacated by the resignation of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., she made a decision to go is "big" on an issue that is important to her and important to the voters in the Illinois' 2nd ...

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  15. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Lucianne.com

    ... - believe Palin should just "be quiet." The mother of five children,* Palin actually scored lower marks than Jesse Jackson, whom 45 percent of respondents say should keep quiet, as well as former Vice President Dick Cheney, who polled at around 42 ...

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  16. MomentumCLOSING CIRCLESRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2009 | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  17. George Ryan Says He Regrets Allowing Illinois' Last ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Switched

    ... official in order to secure a lucrative contract. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife and former Chicago alderman Sandi leave the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, ...

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  18. IL-Gov: Rev. Jesse Jackson Rips Republicans While Rauner (R) Watches At ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Daily Kos

    Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act became law, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. on Sunday called on African-Americans to dwell less on prayer and instead focus on taking matters into their own hands in the continuing fight for equality.

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  19. Will Rod be spared?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Politico

    ... of talking on FBI recordings about plotting to extract a $1.5 million campaign contribution from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. - the son of the famed Civil Rights leader - in exchange for appointing Jackson to Obama's vacated seat. Beyond that, he was ...

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  20. Rev. Jackson rips Republicans while Rauner watches at church eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act became law, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. on Sunday called on African-Americans to dwell less on prayer and instead focus on taking matters into their own hands in the continuing fight for equality.

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