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

Jailhouse Blues

Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misuse of about $750,000 in campaign funds. His wife, Sandi, was sentenced to one year in prison for filing false tax returns. In addition, they will have to repay the $750,000 in stolen campaign funds as well as substantial fines.

(Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File)

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