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Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. to Finally Speak Publicly

skywalker58 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:33 PM
Illinois, just like Washington, D.C. votes on name recognition and most voters have NO CLUE of the record, criminal activity or other factors that should play into who to vote for. It may be like in the Hip Hop world where a criminal record gives you "street cred" and the worse the record, the more popular they are. Of course in and around the Cicago area, everyone votes for who their ward boss or union boss tells them to. SAD

Jesse Jackson Jr. has been a mess for months and just won reelection to the House of Representatives from rehab. We haven't heard from him in nearly six months. He went into hiding due to what he described as "health issues," but has been investigated by the feds for misusing campaign funds. He has also been investigated for being caught up in the Rod Blagojevich saga and is suspected of trying to help sell President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat. Today, according to a Chicago Fox affiliate, Jackson will break his silence.

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