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Jesse Jackson Jr, wife to appear Wednesday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, are to appear in federal court Wednesday to answer criminal charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $43,350 gold watch, furs and celebrity memorabilia. Both have agreed to plead guilty in deals with federal prosecutors. Jackson is charged with conspiracy and...