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Subject:  From the House to the Big House Date:  11/12/2012  9:09 AM
Author:  DrBob2 Number:  89997 of 90547

Jesse Jackson, Jr. plea deal likely to include resignation, jail time
Just days after winning a handy reelection to his Chicago-area district, 17-year Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., D-Ill., has entered negotiations for a plea deal that would include his resignation from Congress and likely jail time.

Jackson, Jr., the son of civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., and husband to Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, has not yet pleaded guilty to alleged mi