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Stories with person: Jesse Jackson
  • Gov. Bentley discusses office closures with Jesse Jackson 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 7:43 pm

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday met with the Rev. Jesse Jackson and black legislators after a week of criticism over the state's closure of 31 rural drivers' license offices.

  • Activists say hunger strike over Chicago school has ended 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 1:15 pm

    CHICAGO - Activists have announced the end of a 34-day hunger strike over the fate of a Chicago neighborhood school, an effort that garnered national headlines when supporters disrupted public budget hearings held by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

  • Trump joins other politicians confronted by touchy questions story has photos
    Updated: Sep-19-15 11:59 am

    ROCHESTER, New Hampshire - Political candidates are confronted with all sorts of questions and comments by the public and even supporters while campaigning, including plenty that are inaccurate and some that are sure to offend.

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. completes prison term; wife to prison next story has photos
    Updated: Sep-18-15 6:14 pm

    CHICAGO - Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. officially completed his prison sentence Friday, nearly three years after pleading guilty to illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money on everything from fur capes and vacations to Hollywood memorabilia and a gold-plated watch.

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. gets furlough for grandmother's funeral 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 10:51 am

    CHICAGO - A federal judge has approved a request from Jesse Jackson Jr. for a four-day furlough from home detention in Washington to attend his grandmother's funeral in Greenville, South Carolina.