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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

The 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.

10/29/2013

Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

Blagojevich Appeals Convictions, Stiff Sentence

The lengthy filing comes more than two years after the Chicago Democrat’s retrial and 16 months after he entered a federal prison in Colorado.

07/16/2013

Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

Blagojevich Facing Deadline to Appeal Convictions

Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers were working Monday to meet a deadline to file what could be a book-length appeal.

07/15/2013

CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. This new jury deliberated for ten days before handing down the verdict. Two previous jurors were removed from the trial during the deliberation process for lying on their jury applications causing deliberations to start over.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan Faces Changed World after Prison

Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.

01/29/2013

Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

Illinois May Score Well In Government Integrity Index

Illinois has improved in terms of honest government since Rod Blagojevich took office 10 years ago, whether or not the state is any better run.

12/26/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

11/21/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

The Corrupt Orbit of Blagojevich

How the Rod Blagojevich scandal engulfed Illinois; embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.

09/17/2012

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich kisses his wife Patti during a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow, to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama.    (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Patti Blagojevich Unhappy with Appeal Delays

In March, Rod Blagojevich began serving a 14-year-old sentence on 18 corruption convictions.

08/08/2012

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Another Illinois “Pay-to-Play” Sentencing Coming Up

Ali Ata, is one of the last figures to be sentenced in a decade-long legal saga that snared Blagojevich.

07/17/2012

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