Jesse Jackson Jr.

A federal judge on Tuesday set Aug. 14 as the new sentencing date for former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman postponed today’s original sentencing date and scheduled the new hearing. He noted that the change was not done at the request of the couple’s attorney […]

Oh, no.  Serena Williams got knocked out in Wimbledon in an upset stunner.  German tennis player, Sabine Lisicki shocked the world and beat Serena 6-2, 1-6, 6-4, and when Sabine Lisicki scored that match winning point you could hear the eruption of cheering coming from Paula Deen’s house. A federal judge has delayed the sentencing […]

Convicted former Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi Jackson are going to jail, however, Jesse Jr. would like to serve his time before she serves hers. In a federal court filing, his lawyers also said Jackson Jr. has no income other than Social Security payments and a federal pension. “If he serves […]

Tom and the crew open the show talking about the some positive and not-so-great headlines of the weekend. On the positive side, the crew sends their congratulations to Serena Williams on her French Open win and Cicely Tyson for her Tony win.  On the other hand, the crew talk about the fates of Jesse Jackson […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors Friday recommended four years in prison for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. The government suggested an 18-month sentence for Jackson’s wife, Sandra, who pleaded guilty to filing […]

According to the Chicago Tribune, Jesse Jackson Jr. is facing a new legal problem over not filing a “financial disclosure report.” Members of Congress who leave their seat are required to file the report, if not, individuals could be fined up to $50,000. Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced on July 1.

Tom and the crew talk about the latest on Jesse Jackson Jr., a strange plane crash in Calif., and “Dancing with the Stars. “

CHICAGO (AP)- A scheduling change means both former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi Jackson, will be sentenced on the same day in Washington federal court. The former congressman’s sentencing was rescheduled on Friday. He was to be sentenced on June 28 but now will appear on July 1. Sandi Jackson was […]

Chicago ABC7 News is reporting that moving trucks were outside of former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.‘s home in Chicago. Reportedly, Jackson’s wife Sandi, was emptying out the family home in preparation for a move to Washington D.C. She used the Medley’s Movers and Self Storage company. Currently, the Jackson’s two children are attending school in […]

You may have the chance to nab yourself an elk head, an expensive gold-plated Rolex or some exclusive Michael Jackson fedoras if these items which were purchased by Jesse Jackson Jr. with campaign funds is sent to the auction block. Other possible items that may be auctioned off include a flat screen TV, some furniture, […]

Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty last week to misusing $750,000-plus in campaign money, is writing a memoir in an effort to “clear up his legacy,” two sources familiar with the project told the Chicago Tribune. Jackson, 47, will be sentenced June 28 after a seven-year spree in which he used the […]

CHICAGO (AP) — The newly-elected Democratic nominee to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. vowed to become a leader in the fight for federal gun control and directly challenged the National Rifle Association in her victory speech. But it remains to be seen if Robin Kelly’s primary win Tuesday night in the Chicago-area […]