Sentencing date changed for Jackson Jr, wife

The sentencing of Jesse Jackson Jr and his wife Sandi have been postponed from Wednesday to a date to be named later.

U.S. attorneys say it won’t be this week.

Prosecutors: 4-year sentence for Jackson Jr., 18 months for wifeThe judge wrote that the change is being made to accommodate the court and that neither side requested it.

The former congressman pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds and faces up to four years in prison.

His wife, the former alderman, faces 18-months for filing false tax returns.

9 comments

  • anonymous

    OMFG! This is such BS! Probably trying to collect his almost 9,000.00 a month disability check. This is such a sham.

  • Clay

    Another political joke…..ALL these people involved should be fired.
    If this involved a taxpayer….like you and me…..they'd throw away the key…..

  • Guest

    Why should he get UP TO 4 years and got $750,000 and Blago gets 14 years and didn't get a penny? I agree, something's cooking. They are going to blame the disease (?). What about her…she's guilty as heck too. 18 mos? Seriously?

  • Marty

    Well I guess Jesse Sr is using his clout to help find a country club of major resort for the time that Jesse Jr and his wife will stay. If it was us we would be locked, shipped, and dumped in the system already. Get ready Chicago, wait till we see the time and location the Jackson's will be assigned.

  • carole

    You keep electing people like this and you get what you wanted. TERM LIMITS FOR ALL POLITICIANS!
    These offices are not for life.

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