Topic: Reid Weingarten
Former US Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges stemming from use of $750,000 in campaign donations for everything from a Rolex watch and furs to toilet paper and food. His wife, a former Chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty.
Jesse Jackson Jr,, a Democratic member of the House from Illinois, has denied wrongdoing and has not been charged with any wrongdoing. The case was deferred in September 2009.