Jesse Jackson Jr

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he engaged…

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was…

Jesse Jackson Jr. is considering a plea deal from federal authorities who are investigating whether he misused campaign funds, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. SEE ALSO:…

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is putting his Victorian-style home in Washington D.C. on the market for a $2.5 million, the Chicago Tribune reports. The Chicago…

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to his home in Washington after treatment for depression at Mayo Clinic, Jackson’s chief of staff…

“What exactly is a mood disorder?” is a question many asked upon learning that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (pictured), (D-Ill) was seeking treatment for one. RELATED: Jesse…

CHICAGO — At the brink of the tumultuous fall of former Chicago governor Rep. Rod Blagojevich, Javier E. David from The Grio poses the question of whether Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. can overcome his host of scandals, including the initial accusation that he offered Blagojevich money for former Sen. Barack Obama’s congress seat and his […]

Roland Martin talks with Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. about the reading of the Constitution during yesterday’s session of Congress. For the first time in history, the 112th Congresses began with the reading of the United States Constitution.

CHICAGO — Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says he’s a “public servant” not a “perfect servant.”

It’s a story as old as time: adultery, anguish and atonement. Last Tuesday, when news broke of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s extramarital relationship with a blond nightclub hostess — kryptonite in the world of the African-American woman — his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson, inserted a little laughter into the public disclosure.