09 Nov '12, 3pm

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s reportedly ironing out a plea deal with the feds for using campaign funds to fix up his pad

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s reportedly ironing out a plea deal with the feds for using campaign funds to fix up his pad

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr is reportedly ironing out a plea deal with the feds for using his campaign funds to buy a $40,000 Rolex and fix up his pad. If his reelection on Tuesday is any indication, his supporters might not care. Jackson Jr. didn't even campaign, has been in and out of the Mayo Clinic for treatment of bi-polar disorder, has a cloud of bribery charges floating over him, and still won reelection in his Chicago District by capturing 71 percent of the vote (Seriously, Brian Woodsworth and Marcus Lewis? Seriously?). But back to the plea deal. Our John Hudson reported on October 15 that Jackson was facing a criminal investigation for using campaign funds to spruce up his home. And sources are telling ABC News and The Chicago Sun-Times that this plea deal has something to do with that. That, and using campaign funds to "buy a $40,000 Rolex watch as a gift for a female...

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