Feds Charge Jackson Jr.

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More to come on this, but federal prosecutors announced charges this afternoon against former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL). For now, you can read the documents, and his statement.

Update: Prosecutors have also charged Jackson’s wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson.

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