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Rev. Jesse Jackson

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota: De Blasio ‘Needs To Explain Himself’ Over Cuba Honeymoon, Sandinista Support

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.

09/24/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Consider Limits On Affirmative Action Programs; Rev. Jesse Jackson Reacts

It is a move that could potentially impact admissions across the country, including for students in the Tri-State Area.

02/21/2012

Fans mourn at the funeral service for Whitney Houston on February 18, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston Remembered, Life Celebrated By Family And Friends At New Hope Baptist Church

Some of the biggest names in entertainment packed the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark on Saturday to say goodbye to music legend Whitney Houston.

02/18/2012

Occupy Wall Street

Seasoned Activists Critique Wall Street Protests

To veterans of past social movements, the Occupy Wall Street protests that began in New York and spread nationwide have been a welcome response to corporate greed and the enfeebled economy. But whether the energy of protesters can be tapped to transform the political climate remains to be seen.

10/09/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Rev. Jesse Jackson Holds Rally In Camden, Urges Workers To Stay Strong

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was on a solidarity tour across New Jersey to support union workers and oppose cuts to public services by Gov. Chris Christie.

05/31/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Eye On New York: Rebuilding America’s Economy

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Rev. Jesse Jackson about the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and its efforts to help rebuild America’s economy.

01/09/2011