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Fla. gov. criticizes Jesse Jackson over comments

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday demanded an apology from longtime civil rights activist Jesse Jackson for comparing the state's struggle with the Trayvon Martin case to the civil rights clashes with police during the 1960s in Selma, Ala. Full story

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Court decision a ‘stab in the heart’ to voting rights

The decision “moves us from federal protection to states’ right abuse,” civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Saturday. Full story

‘ED Show’ guest list: Saturday, June 29

Celebrity chef Paula Deen says Jesse Jackson is supporting her. Is this true? Ed will ask Jackson today on "The Ed Show" at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT/2pPT) on msnbc!! Full story

Jesse Jackson, Jr. pleads guilty in court

   The wife of former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. entered a guilty plea to federal tax fraud charges stemming from her husband’s misuse of campaign funds. Earlier on Wednesday, Jackson, Jr., also entered his own guilty plea. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.

Jackson: 'Dr.King knocked down the walls'

   Jesse Jackson reflects on the second inauguration of the first African American president, and how Martin Luther King Jr. paved the way for President Obama.

Jesse Jackson on Obama’s challenges ahead

   President Obama’s second inauguration will take place on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Rev. Jesse Jackson comments on the significance of the day and the challenges the president faces.

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  Inside Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s resignation

Msnbc's Alex Witt talks with journalist James Warren about Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., who resigned amid scandal.

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Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks with reporters following a news conference at the National Bar Association's annual convention in Miami Beach
Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks with reporters following a news conference at the National Bar Association's annual convention in Miami Beach

Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks with reporters following a news conference at the National Bar Association's annual convention in Miami Beach, Florida July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Sybrina Fulton speaks to Reverend Jesse Jackson following a news conference at the National Bar Association annual convention in Miami Beach
Sybrina Fulton speaks to Reverend Jesse Jackson following a news conference at the National Bar Association annual convention in Miami Beach

Sybrina Fulton mother of Trayvon Martin, speaks to Reverend Jesse Jackson following a news conference at the National Bar Association annual convention in Miami Beach, Florida July 29, 2013. Speakers called for a change in 'stand your ground laws' starting in Florida. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED

Reverend Jackson greets Mlangeni during Nelson Mandela International Day in New York
Reverend Jackson greets Mlangeni during Nelson Mandela International Day in New York

Reverend Jesse Jackson greets Andrew Mlangeni, a friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, during an informal meeting of the plenary of the General Assembly to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jac

Reverend Jackson greets U.N. Secretary-General Ban during Nelson Mandela International Day in New York