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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. sentenced to prison

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Former Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign money. Jackson, 48, son of well-known civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., told a federal judge at his sentencing hearing in Washington he was sorry he “misled the American people.” “I take responsibility for my actions and am very...