A look at the rise and fall of the former Democratic congressman from Illinois, who is guilty of campaign finance violations. He was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison.
Aug. 14, 2013 Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) arrives at federal court in Washington, where he was sentenced to 30 months in prison for campaign finance violations. The defense team had asked for a term of less than four years, saying that a shorter period was critical to Jackson’s mental health and children. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo