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Jackson Jr.'s political fund fined nearly $18,000 for missing reports

WASHINGTON — Jesse Jackson Jr. is out of Congress and in a prison camp, but he hasn't escaped the wrath of the Federal Election Commission.

Shake & Bake – Jesse Jackson Demands Twitter Release Diversity Data

Shake and Bake— Jesse Jackson Jr. smells blood. It’s Shakedown Time— Jesse Jackson Jr. called on Twitter to release its diversity data to his Rainbow Push Coalition. PC World reported: U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has called on … Continue reading ?

Mystery Money for JJJr

Politics as usual in Illinois: A year ago, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s attorneys said his family was in "significant financial peril" as he and his wife, Sandi, awaited sentencing for looting $750,000 from his campaign coffers.Jackson had to come up with that amount to pay a court judgment. Show More Summary

Mystery loan lets Jacksons keep both homes

— A year ago, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s attorneys said his family was in "significant financial peril" as he and his wife, Sandi, awaited sentencing for looting $750,000 from his campaign coffers.

Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months

WASHINGTON—Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., now in a federal prison camp in Alabama, will be eligible for placement in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20 of this year, a Bureau of Prisons spokesman said today.

Convicted Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.: Obama Should Pardon All Ex-Offenders

Prison insiders say that former Chicago Congressman and now convicted felon Jesse Jackson, Jr., wants Obama to give pardons to all ex-offenders who have already served their time. The information comes to The Huntsville Times from John P. Show More Summary

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. wrote 2 books in prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who is currently serving time in federal prison, has used his time productively, as he's reportedly authored two books. Jackson told Alabama news site AL.com that the two books he has written are called The Tao of Jesus Christ, and The Last Campaign: A Memoir. Show More Summary

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. writes two books from prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), who is currently serving time in federal prison, has used his time productively to author two separate books — and apparently on very different topics for each one. Jackson told Alabama news site...Show More Summary

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson refinances D.C. home to pay debt

Just like lots of Americans, former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., is dipping into the value of his home to pay off debts. But unlike other folks who refi in order to finance the kids’ college tuition, say, or a nice vacation, Jackson told the U.S. District Court in D.C. that he is refinancing his home to […]

Great Job JJJr

At least he's learning a skill: Disgraced former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. can’t be accused of having idle hands while he serves his prison sentence for corruption charges. Jackson has become quite adept at scrubbing toilets, showers...Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Jr. Knows How To Clean A Toilet

A former attorney who served time with Jackson wrote a letter indicating the former congressman knows how to make that porcelain shine. [ more › ]

Convict Jesse Jackson Jr. Gets $8.7k A Month Disability Payments For “Mood Disorder”

Remember Jesse Jackson, Jr.? He’s the son of race-baiter Jesse Jackson, and formerly a Member of Congress. He’s also a proud member of the nation’s prison population. He’s also receiving over $100,000 annually for a mood disorder a doctor...Show More Summary

‘Twelve is about as old as I can handle’: Graphic emails sent from Democrat state charged with trading child porn

Illinois continues to be a beacon of democracy, thanks to a pillar of law-abiding, freedom-loving politicians. The state that gave us our esteemed president and Jesse Jackson, Jr. has also giving us Keith Farnham, the Democrat who loves...Show More Summary

ABC Reports GOP Congressman's Indictment, But Initially Ignored Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s Charges Last Year

Both the ABC World News and the NBC Nightly News reported GOP Congressman Michael Grimm's federal charges of tax evasion on Monday evening, but when former Democrat congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. was hit with campaign finance charges...Show More Summary

When Punishment Is Torture: An Open Letter to Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

Editor's note: Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is serving a 30-month sentence in federal prison for misusing campaign funds. Having marched with your father many times for civil and human rights, and having gone to jail at...Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Jr. Transferred To Alabama Prison

Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was transferred to from a North Carolina prison to a minimum security prison camp in Montgomery, AL after serving five days in solitary confinement. Jackson was placed in solitary confinement after he was reportedly advising inmates about their rights in prison after a guard “took exception to that” a

Jesse Jackson Jr. Changes Prisons, Could Be Released By End Of Year

Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was transferred to an Alabama prison late last week and could be released from prison as early as the end of the year if he plays his cards right. [ more › ]

Inmates Sent To Solitary Confinement For Helping Other Inmates Assert Their Rights

Former US Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was reportedly punished with solitary confinement for giving legal advice to his fellow inmates. He's not the only one. The post Inmates Sent To Solitary Confinement For Helping Other Inmates Assert Their Rights appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Moved to Alabama Prison After Dispute

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is serving a 2-1/2 -year sentence after pleading guilty to illegally using campaign money, has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., The Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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