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Jesse Jackson Jr. to Admit to Using Campaign Funds for Personal Expenses and Gifts

Washington (CNN) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., once seen as a rising political star, is expected to appear in federal court in Washington on Wednesday to admit he used campaign funds for personal expenses and gifts.

His wife, former Chicago Alderman Sandra Stevens Jackson, will have her own court appearance a few hours later, when she is expected to plead guilty to filing false tax returns.

Source: CNN. Read full article. (link)

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