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Jesse Jackson Jr. Backers: Raise Money For Blago, Get Senate Seat For Jackson

AP: "Businessmen with ties to both Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson discussed raising $1 million for Blagojevich to help persuade him to appoint Jackson to President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat, according to a published report."

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ME: And that, friends, is the end of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s aspirations to go above being a U.S. congressman. Forget the senate, his concerns now are probably staying out of jail and keeping his job.