Jackson will be monitored, placed under curfew and forced to look for a job at the halfway house. (Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is expected to return to Washington this week, nearly 17 months after the Illinois Democrat entered the federal prison system to begin a 30-month sentence for defrauding his campaign.
Jackson will enter a privately run halfway house as early as Thursday, where he will be monitored, placed under a curfew and be required to look for a job, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Tuesday evening, relaying the news from a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman. Full story