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Federal investigators are probing allegations that Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (Ill.) illegally used campaign funds to redecorate his house, according to a media report.

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the FBI and U.S. attorney’s office in Washington, D.C., have spearheaded the inquiry and are close to completing their investigation. The report says that Jackson’s attorneys requested that authorities not seek an indictment before the election, a call that Justice Department officials rejected.

The report said that neither Jackson’s spokesman nor his lawyer would comment on the matter.

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