Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Celebrity News: Rev. Jesse Jackson's Son sentenced to 30 months in prison

Jesse Jackson Jr. has been sentenced to 30 months in prison.   The former congressman humbly apologized for his actions and pleaded guilty to the charges of fraud along with his wife, Sandi.  However, Sandi is not sentenced yet and the couple requested that they both be sentenced at different times, so they can care for their family, which could have been a part of a plea deal, according to

According to, in a statement read in court, Jackson said he wants to be held accountable for his actions and he knows what he did was wrong. The former legislator also asked for the judge not punish his wife for what he said "was a subset of what I did."

In the meantime, we will keep Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi in our prayers.  Also, we will inform you whenever Sandi gets sentenced to prison and how long it will be.

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Jesse Jackson Jr., wife await sentencing for misusing campaign funds

By Dan Merica and Leslie Bentz, CNN 
Washington (CNN) -- Former U.S. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Illinois, who misused about $750,000 in campaign funds, apologized Wednesday before he and his wife, Sandi, were set to be sentenced.
"I misled the American people," Jackson said.

The pair pleaded guilty in February to various changes -- Jackson to one count of conspiracy to..Read full article, here. 

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