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There is trouble looming in the household of Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Federal investigators seem determined to push for criminal prosecution of Jackson and are even going after his wife. Situations like this make anyone nervous about going into Chicago politics, where the lines seem blurred between legal and illegal.
We simply hope that Congressman Jackson and his associates get a fair trial in this ordeal, as his political career appears to be unraveling right before our very eyes.
The investigation of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. for possible misuse of campaign funds has expanded to include his wife’s conduct, which has become a subject in continuing plea negotiations, according to two people familiar with the case.
Federal prosecutors are reviewing evidence suggesting that Sandi Jackson was complicit in the alleged misuse of campaign funds to decorate the couple’s Washington, D.C., home, according to the people familiar with the investigation.