The Rise and Fall of Jesse Jackson Jr.

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  • Pay to Play?
  • Disappearing Act
  • Under Investigation
  • Resignation
  • Jailhouse Blues
  • He Could Have Had It All
  • A Star Is Born
  • In Hindsight
  • Finding His Way
  • A Witness to History
  • Center Stage
  • A Higher Calling
  • Power Couple
  • A Familiar Path
  • Century Club
  • First Time's the Charm
  • Early Brush With Controversy
  • That Wasn't All
  • A Capitol Mark
  • A Bit on the Side
  • Downhill

Under Investigation

In October 2012, news broke that federal officials had launched an investigation into whether Jackson had stolen $750,000 from his campaign for personal use. Weeks later, he handily won re-election to his congressional seat, despite having not yet returned to public life.

(Photo: Yuri Gripas/Landov)

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