Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been sentenced to 30 months in prison plus three years probation after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds. His wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, has been sentenced to 12 months.
The tearful former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife took the stand separately in front of a judge and packed courtroom Wednesday at their sentencing hearing.
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Wednesday that as a public official Jackson was supposed to live up to a higher standard.
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