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  1. EDITORIAL: Lawmakers shouldn't be lawbreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... to 8 years in prison for sending child pornography through office computers. Meanwhile, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a Chicago Democrat, has a release date of Sept. 20 as he continues to serve his federal prison sentence (now in a halfway ...

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  2. The Disturbing Indictment Against Dennis HastertRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... is also a notorious hotbed for political corruption, as Roland Burris, Rod Blagojevich, George Ryan, and Jesse Jackson Jr. can attest. But Hastert's indictment seems to involve a darker story than political corruption. In or about 2010, according to ...

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  3. Indictment says ex-US House Speaker Hastert paid hush moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... out here," said David Corwin. "Everybody loved him. The kids loved him, and they still do." Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. served a year and a half for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on furs, vacations and other luxury items. Two ...

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  4. Hastert indictment upholds Illinois tradition of corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... inton commuted that sentence. Reynolds' multiple attempts at political comebacks have not gone well. U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , Democrat, 1995-2012. Jackson succeeded Reynolds in

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  5. Former House speaker indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNN

    ... after the release of a video showing Ford in a rage. Ford has admitted smoking crack cocaine. Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Illinois, and his wife, Sandra, arrive at federal court in Washington for sentencing in August 2013. Jackson was ...

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  6. FILE - In this June 15, 2007 file photo, House Speaker Dennis...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... out here," said David Corwin. "Everybody loved him. The kids loved him, and they still do." Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. served a year and a half for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on furs, vacations and other luxury items. Two ...

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    20 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... im out here," said David Corwin. "Everybody loved him. The kids loved him and they still do." Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama prison for a half-way house in March after serving a year and a half for illegally

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  8. Former speaker indicted for hush money cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... after the release of a video showing Ford in a rage. Ford has admitted smoking crack cocaine. Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Illinois, and his wife, Sandra, arrive at federal court in Washington for sentencing in August 2013. Jackson was ...

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  9. On Native GroundTHE Sudden Death of a Small TownRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  10. Ald. Beale, longtime supporter square off in court: MihalopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in the 2nd Congressional District. The special election was held to complete the term of disgraced Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Cobb was in Beale's corner virtually from the start. Her name appeared as the contact in a news release touting the ...

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  11. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison in Alabama for halfway house in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Weyburn This Week

    Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from an Alabama federal prison early Thursday, two years after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items, his father said. The Rev.

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  12. Why Radicals Like Bernie Sanders Should Run As Democrats, Not IndependentsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Common Dreams

    ... within-and they've failed. Michael Harrington urged fellow socialists to work within the Democratic Party. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Dennis Kucinich all made attempts to push the party left by running for president on the Democratic ticket. If ...

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  13. Why Radicals Like Bernie Sanders Should Run As Democrats, Not IndependentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | In These Times

    ... within - and they've failed. Michael Herrington urged fellow socialists to work within the Democratic Party. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Dennis Kucinich all made attempts to push the party left by running for president on the Democratic ticket. ...

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  14. Help GOP manage 16-plus candidates on debate stage. A Loop ContestRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Washington Post

    ... eligible. Entries must be submitted by midnight Monday, May 18. And now: the Democrats' Seven Dwarfs: The Rev. Jesse Jackson; Sen. Al Gore (Tenn.); Sen. Paul Simon (Ill.); former Gov. Bruce Babbitt (Ariz.); Sen. Joe Biden (Del.); Rep. Richard ...

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  15. Los Altos Philanthropist Wins Prestigious Award For Years Of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    ... as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, as well as famed author Frank McCourt, presidential scholar Haynes Johnson, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former ...

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  16. Rev. Jesse Jackson Blames AK47s, Fully Automatics For Chicago ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Illinoisreview

    Protesting outside of Chuck's Gun Shop in Riverdale, IL Saturday afternoon Rev. Jesse Jackson blamed AK47s and full automatic weapons for the violence that has been plaguing Chicago.

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  17. On Native GroundTHE Sudden Death of a Small TownRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | 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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  18. Jesse Jackson keeps pressure on Silicon Valley to diversifyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | KTVN Reno

    ... greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional investigation has found. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson renewed his call for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation during a ...

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  19. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... have no rights." A lot of the protesting, better known and described as rioting, would stop if Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson were sitting in a prison cell for inciting rioting. Of course that's not going to happen with Obama taking up space in the ...

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  20. The Harlem GlobetrottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Free Dictionary

    ... for Abe," a reference to Uncle Tom and white owner Abe Saperstein . However, prominent civil rights activist Jesse Jackson (who would later be named an Honorary Globetrotter) came to their defense by stating, "I think they've been a positive ...

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