Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina PrisonThe 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty in Campaign CaseBefore entering the plea to a conspiracy charge, Jesse Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins, ``I've never been more clear in my life'' in his decision to plead guilty.
Illinois State Senator Faces Felony Weapons ChargeState Sen. Donne Trotter was charged Wednesday with a felony count for allegedly trying to board an aircraft with a weapon.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Submits Letter Of Resignation Jackson's resignation and hushed absence from politics comes amid a continuing House Ethics Committee investigation into his dealings with imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.
Jesse Jackson Jr's Health Up in the AirCongressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s colleagues say they're stumped when it comes to the Chicago Democrat's medical condition.
Opinion: Businesses Can’t Afford The Proposed $10-Per-Hour Minimum Wage
Blagojevich Offers up Apologies, Again
Ill. Congressmen pray for wounded colleague