Reports: Jesse Jackson, Jr. signs plea deal

According to multiple reports, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. has signed  a plea deal that includes “significant jail time,” over charges that he improperly used campaign funds to decorate his home in Washington and to buy a Rolex, among other things.

The Chicago Sun-Times cites a source who says the deal includes “significant jail time,” and NBC News reports that federal law subjects Jackson to “not more than 5 years” in prison.

From NBC News:

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Reports: Jesse Jackson, Jr. signs plea deal

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