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Illinois / Jackson Case #1043943

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The guilty plea from former Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. for spending campaign money on a lavish lifestyle and wife Sandi Jackson’s guilty plea for filing false income tax reports noted.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Jackson’s downfall examined; scenes shown from outside court; courtroom sketches by Bill Hennessey shown; details given about his problems over the past year, including a stay at the Mayo Clinic, and what he bought with the campaign funds. [JACKSON - apologizes.] [Lawyer Reid WEINGARTEN††- says Jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct.] [Jackson friend David MILLER††- agrees there is a sense of disappointment in Jackson’s district.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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