Reports: Jesse Jackson Jr. agrees to plea deal

Sean Lengell The Washington Times 2/8/2013

Embattled former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois has agreed to plead guilty and faces possible jail time as part of a deal with federal authorities investigating accusations he misused campaign money, Chicago news outlets reported Friday.

A federal judge will decide whether the Chicago Democrat, son of well-known […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress

Sean Lengell The Washington Times 11/21/2012

After a long struggle with medical and legal problems, Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress on Wednesday, citing failing health as the reason he is stepping down after 17 years but adding he is cooperating with a federal investigation “into my activities.”

The Illinois Democrat, 47, who […]

‘Let’s go there’ and the ‘Top Ten Felons, Shady Characters in Obama’s Life’

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 7/13/2012

We need to start going there. Nothing is off limits anymore.

Via Mediaite:

“They really don’t want to talk about the economy now, do they?” Eric Bolling asked, before handing it off to Greg Gutfeld, who seemed somewhat amused by the whole thing amusing consider Obama is from Chicago. […]

House Ethics Committee to get testimony from Robert Blagojevich

Ed Morrissey 4/13/2012

Looks like we may not have heard the last from the Rod Blagojevich corruption scandal after all. The former Illinois governor got a 14-year prison sentence in December on federal charges, following the career path forged by more than one of his predecessors in the office. His brother Robert, however, is […]

SEIU Corruption Flies Below the Radar

David A. Bego Big Government 12/16/2011

The SEIU’s Insidious Tentacles continue to infiltrate government and politics at the expense of its own rank and file without attracting national media attention. Interestingly enough the mainstream media will not peek beneath the covers and investigate reports by employees and employers, such as those detailed in The Devil […]

Ethics panel extends Jackson probe

Justin Sink The Hill 12/2/2011

The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it needs more time to complete its review of ethics charges stemming from allegations that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) acted improperly in seeking appointment to President Obama’s former Senate seat in 2009.

In a joint news release, Ethics Committee Chairman Jo Bonner […]