Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Faces Sentencing on Wednesday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_adcbf0ef78.jpgPhoto by Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sentenced Wednesday for misusing millions of dollars in campaign funds. Jackson faces a four-year prison sentence. Jackson, the former Rep. from Illinois, pleaded guilty to using campaign funds to pay for living expenses, clothes and luxury items, according to USA Today.

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Michelle Obama Promotes Healthy Living with Rap Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_cfee7b7751.jpgJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Michelle Obama is an accomplished lawyer, mother of two and, of course, the first lady. And now, she’s adding hip-hop artist to her impressive resume. The first lady is lending her star power to a new rap album to inspire people to live healthier, more active lives.

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Civil Rights Groups Vow to Overturn NC Voting Reform Law

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_d144065e58.jpgPhoto by Davis Turner/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- North Carolina's sweeping and restrictive new voting law is facing multiple legal challenges from civil rights groups that argue it discriminates against black and young voters. Republican Governor Pat McCrory signed the bill Monday, which goes into effect in 2016.

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NJ Voters Head to Polls for Senate Primary Election

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_7ea54b6508.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Voters in New Jersey will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast their votes in the state's primary election for U.S. Senate. Among those on the ballot to replace Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg -- who passed away on June 3 due to complications from viral pneumonia -- is Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who is widely expected to win the Democratic primary. 

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Anthony Weiner Hints at Hillary Clinton 2016 Run

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_3a361429a3.jpgAstrid Riecken/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner may have let slip former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s plans to run for president in 2016. In an interview with Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith on Monday, Weiner said he knew what role his wife Huma Abedin will play in Clinton’s 2016 campaign, suggesting a Clinton presidential run is indeed in the cards.

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