Latest Jackson Jr. probe clouds political, legal future - chicagotribune.com
wonder if this federal investigation has anything to do with his father's comments four years ago:... The look at Jackson's finances is an "ongoing inquiry," according to a federal source familiar with the probe. Another source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the investigation into campaign finances has been ongoing "for months" and that vendors to Jackson's campaign are among those being questioned in the case.
... In 2008, Jackson faced federal scrutiny over his involvement in trying to secure President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat from Blagojevich. Jackson's political stock rapidly declined amid allegations that a wealthy supporter and longtime friend, Raghuveer Nayak, offered Blagojevich up to $6 million to appoint the congressman to fill Obama's Senate vacancy.Nayak, who was arrested on unrelated federal fraud charges in June, had told federal investigators that Jackson asked him to raise campaign money for Blagojevich in hopes the then-governor would appoint the congressman to the seat, sources familiar with the investigation have told the Tribune.
Jackson has denied any knowledge of fundraising in exchange for the appointment, but the allegations over the Senate seat prompted an ongoing investigation by the House Ethics Committee. ...
looks like somebody is about to get nuttedSee, Barack's been, ah, talking down to black people on this faith-based... I want to cut his nuts off... Barack, he's talking down to black people
but it ain't Obama