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  This just in… ABC: Jackson whistled in by the feds, lawyers up, is Senate Candidate 5
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News DateWednesday, December 10, 2008 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
Description10:50 AM - No wonder J3 kept such a low profile yesterday. He was busy talking to the G…

Chicago Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) is the anonymous “Senate Candidate #5″ whose emissaries Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich reportedly claimed offered up to a million dollars to name him to the U.S. Senate, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News.

According to the FBI affidavit in the case, Blagojevich “stated he might be able to cut a deal with Senate Candidate 5 that provided ROD BLAGOJEVICH” with something “tangible up front.”

Jackson Jr. said this morning he was contacted yesterday by federal prosecutors in Chicago who he said “asked me to come in and share with them my insights and thoughts about the selection process.”
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