Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois leaves federal court in August after being sentenced to 30 months in prison. Jackson reported to prison in North Carolina several days before the Nov. 1 deadline. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., D-Ill., on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in December 2011. Yuri Gripas /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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