Sandi Jackson http://peoriapublicradio.org en Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife to be sentenced this week http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/jesse-jackson-jr-and-his-wife-be-sentenced-week <div>A federal judge this week is set to sentence Jesse Jackson Junior and his wife for stealing campaign money. As IPR’S Alex Keefe reports, his lawyers are expected to bring up the ex-Congressman’s mental illness.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jackson Junior pleaded guilty in February to stealing 750-thousand dollars from his campaign account and spending it on lavish personal items - furs, electronics, a Rolex watch.</span></p></div><div> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:02:48 +0000 Alex Keefe 8177 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife to be sentenced this week