The FEC has fined the campaign committee of former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. for failing to file its required 2012 year-end campaign finance disclosure report. From Roll Call: A small fine from a small federal agency for not reporting
Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., who began serving a 30-month prison sentence on October 29, for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds to live a lavish and extravagant lifestyle, has reportedly failed to file the past three required quarterly finance reports to the Federal Election Commission. Show More Summary
Rick Warren, founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., has confirmed a visit to disgraced former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in his North Carolina prison on Friday, describing the visit in a public statement as a "private moment."
With credit for good behavior, Jesse Jackson Jr. will be out of prison on New Year's Eve 2015. His rise was meteoric, his fall was hard and fast. We chart it in this timeline.
If he behaves himself, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) could be released from federal prison on Dec. 31, 2015. The Associated Press reports that the release date is listed on the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. The calculation...Show More Summary
In other headlines: Jesse Jackson Jr. gets a tentative release date; a man shooting a paintball gun was shot by another man shooting a real gun. [ more › ]
Jesse Jackson Jr. reported to prison on Tuesday after a small “snafu” delayed his incarceration by a day. Jackson entered the facility to serve a 30-month jail sentence for misusing campaign finances. The former US representative attempted to enter the facility early, but was held up by an administrative issue, according to his attorney, CK... Show More Summary
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) officially started his prison sentence Tuesday, after being unable to enter the North Carolina facility Monday due to an “administrative obstacle,” the Associated Press reports. Jackson, sentenced to serve 30 months for illegally spending campaign money for personal use, was reportedly forced to sell his D.C. home to help […]
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. began his first day of a 30-month sentence in a North Carolina federal prison on Tuesday, a day after he had attempted to report early and was turned away.
The big story in Chicago today is former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who reported to federal prison in North Carolina Monday afternoon. In a strange twist, Jackson — who was four days early to start serving his 30 month sentence — was turned...Show More Summary
Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. starts 30 months prison sentence at FCI Butner Former Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr., 48-year-old arrived at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Butner Medium to start serving his 30 months prison sentence. Show More Summary
According to court documents Jackson was supposed to report to the federal correctional center in Butner, N.C. no earlier than Friday. Jackson released a statement to media Monday announcing he was instead ready to serve his sentence and where people could write him while in prison. [ more › ]
(CNN) - After a day of conflicting information about his whereabouts, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has indeed reported to federal prison to serve a 30-month sentence, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman said Tuesday. Jackson - once a rising Democratic star whose political career imploded over the use of campaign finances to support […]
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) checked into one of the least harsh federal prisons Monday to begin his two-and-a-half-year sentence for campaign theft, according to NBC News. Jackson will be staying at the Butner Federal Correctional...Show More Summary
The former Illinois congressman apparently tried to turn himself in to federal prison officials Monday — but he was four days early, setting off some confusion. The official deadline for his surrender had been set for Friday.
Sentence Starts: Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. reported to a North Carolina prison for a sentence of more than two years for convictions of taking campaign funds, the same prison as other high-profile felons such as Bernie Madoff, The Chicago...
(Reuters) - Former Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr., once one of the most promising black politicians in the United States, reported to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a 2-1/2 year sentence for misusing campaign funds, according to a...
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., reported to one of the cushiest federal prisons Monday to begin his 2½-year sentence for stealing $750,000 in campaign funds to pay for high-end swag like vacations, furs and even one of Michael Jackson's hats. Jackson, the son of th …
(CNN) - Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. - once a rising Democratic star whose political fortunes imploded over the use of campaign finances to support lavish personal spending - began his federal prison sentence Monday, a spokeswoman said. Bunnie Jackson-Ransom said Jackson was accompanied to the medium-security facility in Butner, North Carolina, by attorney C.K. […]
Disgraced former Congressmen, Jesse Jackson Jr. is set to sell his high-priced townhouse in the nation's capital to pay back the $750, 000 of campaign cash he spent on furs, vacations and a Rolex watch, the Chicago Tribune reports. Jackson, 48, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Aug. Show More Summary