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Jesse Jackson Jr. at the Muhammad Ali funeral: 'We get up and we fight back'

In a very rare public appearance, convicted U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be attending Muhammad Ali’s memorial service in Louisville.  In an exclusive, he spoke with WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow about Ali’s life and what it’s meant to him as he deals with his own hardships. 18 more words


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North Carolina People, Places, and Things-May 11

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 417 more words

North Carolina

Why a Zero Deficit Means Failure

By George P. Brockway, originally published September 22, 1997

I DON’T want to alarm anyone, but I think it important for us to realize that the United States of America is about to sail into unfamiliar waters. 1,694 more words

The Dismal Science

Former Ald. Sandi Jackson Reports To Prison

CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Ald. Sandi Jackson has arrived at a minimum security prison camp in West Virginia, to begin serving her yearlong prison sentence for filing a false federal income tax return. 253 more words


Following Sandi Jackson to "Camp Cupcake"

Former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson reported to “Camp Cupcake” federal prison and ABC7’s Ben Bradley was there.  He joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to discuss what Jackson’s can expect on the inside. 11 more words

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Sasha Obama looks almost exactly like Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Sasha actually Jesse Jr's daughter?

It’s no secret that Barack Obama is very close with Jesse Jackson Sr. Jesse Sr. was the one who helped arranged the marriage of Barack and Michelle with Rev. 356 more words


Jesse Jackson Jr. Prison Sentence Coming To End

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. officially completed his prison sentence Friday, nearly three years after pleading guilty to illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money on everything from fur capes and vacations to Hollywood memorabilia and a gold-plated watch. 360 more words