Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty to spending campaign cash on things like Michael Jackson and Van Halen memorabilia, is apparently a heck of a karaoke singer. He’s so good, in fact, that a congresswoman thinks it should be taken into consideration as part of Jackson’s sentencing.
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