Former Illinois lawmaker Jesse Jackson, Jr., was sentenced to 30 months in prison at a North Carolina prison, to be followed by 36 months of probation. Jackson wept at his sentencing hearing, saying ?... more 
Former Illinois lawmaker Jesse Jackson, Jr., was sentenced to 30 months in prison at a North Carolina prison, to be followed by 36 months of probation. Jackson wept at his sentencing hearing, saying ? I didn?t separate my personal life from my political activities, and that was wrong.? Disgraced former Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., once one of the most promising black politicians in the United States, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison for misuse of campaign funds. U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, convicted of providing a massive trove of secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest data breach in U.S. history, could break a long silence as the sentencing phase of his court-martial ends. less 
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