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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Red cape drawing bids during Jackson Jr. auction

A red cashmere cape with black mink trim that once belonged to former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, is among the items U.S. Marshals Service started selling in an online auction Tuesday in its attempt to recoup part of the $750,000 in campaign funds the Chicago Democrat and his wife illegally spent.