Charges Filed Against Jesse Jackson Jr. - NBC Chicago

    Charges Filed Against Jesse Jackson Jr.

    There was a time not long ago when Jesse Jackson Jr. would have been first in line to greet a sitting president arriving in Chicago. Those days are gone. As President Obama visited Chicago on Friday, Jackson and his wife were being formally charged with conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, and making false statements about his alleged crimes. Phil Rogers reports. (Published Friday, Feb 15, 2013) There was a time not long ago when Jesse Jackson Jr. would have been first in line to greet a sitting president arriving in Chicago. See More