Nightly News   |  February 08, 2013

Jesse Jackson Jr. admits to campaign finance violations

The former congressman has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors where he admitted to using campaign contributions for personal expenses. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> we got word today jesse jackson jr . has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors and has admitted to campaign finance violations. he acknowledged using campaign contributions to buy personal items, including a rolex watch and furniture. his sentence will be decided by a federal judge and could include still prison time.