Jesse Jackson - Controversies

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hall dealing with health care on August 19, 2009, Jesse Jackson Jr was answering questions which constituents had submitted and he appeared to be drawing randomly.  The question was asked a question about whether health care was a "commodity" as it was a service that must be purchased.Representative Jackson responded that health care was a right, and that rights had to be fought for to be realized.  He then went on to compare rights to a ledger, and put forth the argument ...

the election of Senator Obama to the Presidency, a scandal erupted around Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich when he was arrested in early December 2008 and charged with attempting to exchange that Senate for money or favors.  The affidavit cited a number of bribery and other charges against Governor Blagojevich, and contained partial transcripts of conversations held between the Governor and one of his aides - John Harris, who is also named in the affidavit.  Part of those conversat ...