Texas is no stranger to strict abortion measures. But on Monday, a federal judge determined that new Texas abortion restrictions violate the U.S. Constitution, a ruling that will keep dozens of abortion clinics that were set to close operations open. For now anyway…[HuffPost] No more furs, cashmere and expensive watches for him. Former Congressman Jesse […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. finally learned what his fate would be after the financial scandal that disgraced the former U.S. Representative and civil rights leader’s son. In court on Wednesday, Jackson was sentenced to 30 months (or two and a half years) in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $750,000 from his campaign to […]

You got the poop-face now, but when you were buying cashmere sweaters and rolex watches, trying to steal political seats, and embezzling money, it was all shits and giggles! PHOTOS: BUSTED! Sen. Malcolm Smith Arrested For Trying To Rig NYC Mayoral Election!  Politicians didn’t get a bad rep for doing good things. And it’s no secret […]

Girl Power! Former State Representative and Cook County administrator, Robin Kelly, has won the Illinois 2nd Congressional District’s primary election with 54 percent of the vote, becoming the Democratic nominee in the race to replace the now disgraced Jesse Jackson Jr. Congratulations! [Huffington Post] In Switzerland, three people are dead, and seven are wounded after […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. done got himself into some trouble, for real this time! DETAILS: Dirty Money! Jesse Jackson Jr. Charged With Illegally Spending Campaign Funds  The former U.S. Representative pleaded guilty this morning to a conspiracy count involving the misuse of more than $750,000 in campaign cash. He is set to face prison time when he is […]

Looks like Jesse Jackson Jr.’s troubles are getting bigger! DETAILS: Oh No! Jesse Jackson, Jr. Is Looking At Jail Time In Plea Deal  The former congressman was charged Friday with illegally spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. Jackson is accused of diverting $750,000 in campaign funds. The charges could put him in […]

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has officially resigned from his seat in the House of Representatives. PHOTOS: Mitt Romney Takes A Trip To Disneyland! A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner has confirmed he received a letter of resignation from the son of Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson.  Jackson held his seat in the House for 17 […]

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. is looking at jail time, as well as the end of his 17-year career in Congress representing Chicago’s South Side and suburbs, due to improper campaign contribution use. PHOTOS: Just Friends! The Other Woman In The David Petraeus Scandal Speaks Out The son of legendary Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson, Sr. […]

The Rev. Jesse Jackson told reporters that his Congressman son, Jesse Jackson Jr., has checked himself back into the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation. STORY: A Deep Depression! Jesse Jackson Jr. Seeks Help At Minnesota Clinic The elder Jackson told The Associated Press: Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was back at the Minnesota facility Tuesday. He […]

Dear Jesse Jr., If there are words that can express how much I sympathize with your current afflictions, I am not aware of them. As sons of civil rights pillars and great American leaders, we share a unique burden. While we differ greatly in age we are both namesakes of men who cast shadows beyond […]

Our thoughts and prayers are with U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., as it was revealed that the Congressman is in a deep depression and currently being treated at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. STORY: Did Jesse Jackson, Jr. Try To Commit Suicide?  According to the Associated Press, former Rhode Island U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy […]

For weeks now, many have been wondering what caused Chicago Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to take a medical leave of absence from his office. Now, an official statement from his camp has finally cleared up the matter. STORY: Did Jesse Jackson, Jr. Try To Commit Suicide?  A statement from Congressman Jackson’s office says the Chicago […]