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Former U.S. Prosecutor Negotiating
Plea Deal For Jackson Jr.

WBBM-TV [Chicago, IL], by Jay Levine

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/10/2012 3:19:47 PM

Chicago – A former U.S. attorney representing embattled Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is negotiating a plea deal with the federal government, CBS 2 has learned. (Snip) The plea deal would end Jackson’s 17-year career as a congressman representing Chicago’s South Side and suburbs. At the center of negotiations is white-collar criminal defense attorney Dan Webb, who served as Chicago’s top federal prosecutor in the 1980s, when several Cook County judges were indicted for public corruption under the “Operation Greylord” investigation. Webb, the chairman of Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago,

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The terms of the tentative plea deal are set forth in the article.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/10/2012 3:24:35 PM     (No. 9005582)

Mel Reynolds was pardoned by bill clinton. jackson, who was just behaving like his father, by the way, will be pardoned by president zero. Bet on it.
And nice of the taxpayers to let jr. keep his pension, hey?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/10/2012 3:26:41 PM     (No. 9005588)

Hilarious.I´ll believe Jackson´s out of office when I see it.Him and his old man will have the streets lined with protestors saying they´re thwarting the will of JJJ´s voters.

This is an obvious racist witchunt intended to embarrass our treasured black community.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 11/10/2012 3:27:29 PM     (No. 9005591)

Chicago gets what they deserve. They re-elect him despite everything. What a bunch of idiots!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/10/2012 3:30:41 PM     (No. 9005597)

As if any nation, city, government of any kind can be rationally governed by anyone of the Jackson types. They only know race baiting and corruption. Their version of "government" and the regular thing we used to know as representative, constitutional government is incompatible. People like the Jacksons, merely use the cover of government and millions of misguided people of color (as they call them "Knuckleheads" to quote our own current First Lady) to enrich themselves.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 11/10/2012 3:36:27 PM     (No. 9005600)

Hey #3, America gets what they deserve for voting in people like Jackson, Warren, Obama, Boxer, Reid, etc......

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/10/2012 3:49:35 PM     (No. 9005625)

The unknown is Obama. He can pardon Jackson.

The political cost would be zero. The nation is well aware laws only apply to some people.

If Jackson takes the deal and resigns it would indicate that Obama won´t help him. Otherwise just refuse to resign, take your sentencing, and O can let you out on Christmas Day when very few will notice.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 11/10/2012 4:07:13 PM     (No. 9005658)

See above.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/10/2012 4:21:23 PM     (No. 9005681)

Put this corrupt Democrat POS in Stateville. Democrats have pulled this country into the gutter.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: southron, 11/10/2012 4:56:53 PM     (No. 9005743)

Thank goodness blacks can´t vote on his guilt. Don´t worry he won´t lose his pension.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/10/2012 5:12:40 PM     (No. 9005763)

This will work out nicely. Jackson gets a deal, and the democrat governor gets to appoint someone to fill his seat. No icky Republican benefits from Jackson´s corruption.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 11/10/2012 5:33:27 PM     (No. 9005809)

A plea deal? For an illness? I mean, for an "illness"?

Looks like melanin is far slipperier than Teflon. How about that?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/10/2012 6:10:28 PM     (No. 9005906)

No Obama pardons will be forthcoming until after the 2014 mid-term elections. If events come to pass, Junior may have to spend a year under house arrest, but that`ll be the worst of it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/11/2012 3:17:24 AM     (No. 9006464)

The funny thing is he going to end up back at the Mayo Clinic! The Federal Bureau of Prison medical facility for inmates who need specialists or have mental issues is in Rochester Minnesota.

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