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Jesse Jackson Jr. released from halfway house in Baltimore

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his family's Washington, D.C., home on Monday after leaving a halfway house where he lived for several months since serving 2½ years in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items. Jackson, an Illinois Democrat, was released from the Volunteers of America halfway house in Baltimore in the morning and left in one of two black SUVs that were there for him. He traveled to his home in Washington, where family members say he's expected to stay while on home confinement. Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Ed Ross said Jackson's home confinement release is expected Sept. 20, after which Jackson's wife,...

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