21 Feb '13, 3am

Fur coats and Rolex watches: pleading guilty to misusing campaign $$, Jesse Jr apologized to 'everybody back home.'

Fur coats and Rolex watches: pleading guilty to misusing campaign $$, Jesse Jr apologized to 'everybody back home.'

(Former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. enters the U.S. District Federal Courthouse in Washington February 20, 2013. Jackson, son of the famed civil rights leader, plans to plead guilty to charges filed on 15 February accusing him of misusing $750,000 in campaign funds, his attorney said. Jackson’s wife, Sandi Jackson, has also agreed to plead guilty to a related charge of filing false tax returns, according to her attorneys. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES – Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)) Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday to misusing approximately $750,000 in campaign money on personal items including on a Rolex watch, fur coat, and a fedora that once belonged to King of Pop Michael Jackson. “For years I lived off my campaign,” a teary-eyed Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins. “I used money that should have been...

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