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Jesse L. Jackson Jr. pleads guilty, faces prison time and loss of federal pension

Jesse L. Jackson Jr. pleads guilty, faces prison time and loss of federal pension
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire and mail fraud, according to news reports. “For years I lived off my campaign,” a tearful Jackson said, according to The New York Times. “I used money I shouldn’t have used for personal purposes.” The guilty plea came after federal... Read more »

Photo essay: Mental health clinic closures - the faces of austerity

For most of the 75 people holding a sit-in outside of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Monday, the fight against the closing of half of the city’s mental health centers is only the visible part of their battle. The other battle is inside. As person after person spoke Monday, they said they would not be able... Read more »