Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D) is in talks over a possible plea deal to resolve an investigation into alleged misuse of campaign funds, according to a report.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday that Jackson is discussing the matter with federal officials, who have launched a probe into allegations that the Democratic lawmaker used campaign funds to redecorate his house.
That probe is separate from another inquiry into former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's (D) attempt to sell President Obama's former Senate seat. Jackson has denied wrongdoing in that matter.
Jackson has been on an extended absence from Capitol Hill to undergo treatment for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.