Jesse Jackson Jr. http://wamc.org en Guilty Plea From Jesse Jackson Jr. Over 'Lavish' Spending http://wamc.org/post/guilty-pleas-expected-jesse-jackson-jr-wife-over-lavish-spending <strong>We most recently updated the top of this post at 2:50 p.m. ET.</strong><p>Saying that "I've never been more clear in my life" about what he was doing, a tearful Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday pleaded guilty to using about $750,000 in campaign funds collected for his congressional races to buy himself presents that included a Rolex watch worth more than $43,000.<p>The former congressman, a Democrat from Chicago, appeared in a Washington, D.C., courtroom. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:41:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 58173 at http://wamc.org Guilty Plea From Jesse Jackson Jr. Over 'Lavish' Spending