Report: Feds Probing Whether Jackson Jr. Misused Campaign Funds | Talking Points Memo

Allegations that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) misused campaign money to decorate his home are the focus of a federal criminal probe that is in its final stages, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.The existence of the campaign-finance probe was first reported Friday by the Chicago Sun-Times. Both the Sun-Times and the Journal reported that the probe is separate from the earlier investigation into former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s attempts to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama.

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