RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jesse Jackson

A collection of news and information related to Jesse Jackson published by this site and its partners.

Top Jesse Jackson Articles

Displaying items 205-216
  • Jackson misspending probe widens to include wife: report

    Jackson misspending probe widens to include wife: report
    The misspending investigation involving Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has expanded to include his wife Sandi. The Wall Street Journal quotes two insiders as saying investigators are trying to determine whether Sandi Jackson was complicit in...
  • Ald. Jackson a no-show for Council budget vote

    Ald. Jackson a no-show for Council budget vote
    Amid questions concerning her Congressman husband's whereabouts, Alderman Sandi Jackson (7th Ward) says she is dealing with hard times by working for the residents of her ward -- yet she was not in attendance at today's City Council meeting. Jackson...
  • Chicago's top cop again calls for more gun laws

    Chicago's top cop again calls for more gun laws
    Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today called for tougher gun laws and reiterated his opposition to legalizing the concealed carry of handguns in Illinois. “The answer to guns is not more guns,” McCarthy said during a panel...
  • Jackson's wife still unsure when congressman will return

    Jackson's wife still unsure when congressman will return
    Ald. Sandi Jackson today offered no guarantees that voters will get to see her husband Rep. Jesse Jackson before the Nov. 6 election. "I hope that he will be able to" speak to constituents prior to the election), she said. "I know that he is anxious...
  • Year in Review: McDade tragedy, a mission on Mars, 710 stirs debate

    Year in Review: McDade tragedy, a mission on Mars, 710 stirs debate
    The gunshots that took Kendrec McDade’s life on March 24 have echoed throughout the year in Pasadena. The Azusa teen was running down Sunset Avenue after allegedly serving as a lookout in a Northwest Pasadena car burglary when he neared two...
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012

    5 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for  Jonathon Brandmeier 7:08 a.m.  Andy Shaw of the Better Goverment Association analyzes the Jesse Jackson Jr. situation with Bill Leff.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  9:35 a.m.  Sometimes statistics are way off…...
  • DC Hot Spots - 2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence

    DC Hot Spots - 2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence
    2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence DC HS covers the 2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence held during the 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 42nd Annual Legislative Conference. This year, honorees were selected for...
  • 'Sweet Sisters of Zion' doc celebrates the Barrett Sisters

    'Sweet Sisters of Zion' doc celebrates the Barrett Sisters
    Five years ago, the greatest trio in the history of gospel music – the Barrett Sisters – told me they had one last wish: That someone would make a documentary film about their lives and careers. That film, a moving evocation of their...
  • Sources: Jesse Jackson Jr. writing memoir to 'clear up his legacy'

    Sources: Jesse Jackson Jr. writing memoir to 'clear up his legacy'
    WASHINGTON — Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty last week to misusing $750,000-plus in campaign money, is writing a memoir, two sources familiar with the project told the Tribune. Jackson, 47, will be sentenced June...
  • Candidates start filing for Jackson Jr.'s old seat in Congress

    Candidates start filing for Jackson Jr.'s old seat in Congress
    SPRINGFIELD--Five Democrats filed candidacy petitions this morning to seek the top spot on the ballot in next month's special primary election for the seat formerly held by Jesse Jackson Jr. Ald. Anthony Beale, 9th, was first in line, but all candidates...
  • Convicted former Rep. Mel Reynolds wants Jackson Jr's seat

    Convicted former Rep. Mel Reynolds wants Jackson Jr's seat
    Despite leaving office in shame and being convicted twice of felonies, former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds wants his old job back. Reynolds announced Wednesday he is running for the 2nd district congressional seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr. Jackson...
  • Jackson's family: 'We felt the impact'

    Jackson's family: 'We felt the impact'
    Members of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s family said this morning they are struggling in the aftermath of Jackson being charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. "We felt the impact of this court," said Jonathan Jackson today outside the Rainbow PUSH...