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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on "Face the Nation" says McCain's "seven homes, that's enough"

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DENVER--Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) on Sunday "Face the Nation" on CBS hits John McCain on his multiple homes.

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REP. JACKSON: And this convention is about ensuring that John McCain does not get an eighth home. He has seven homes, that's enough. But public housing --

GOV. SEBELIUS: We think it's seven, Jesse. We're not quite sure.

REP. JACKSON: It could be 10, but we don't want an 11th home. We don't want him in the White House. He says he has seven kitchen tables, we don't want him to have an eighth kitchen table.


And we understand that he has a wonderful life. This is a great country. But millions of Americans at this hour are suffering through a housing market that has collapsed, housing foreclosures.

And so when John McCain gets up in the morning and leaves his house to lock his door, he has to shuffle through a number of keys to figure out which key works in which door in which home he's at at any given time. That suggests, Bob, a significant disconnect between the average American, who is experiencing quite a different economy than the one John McCain has been advocating. And I'm sure Governor Rendell and Governor Sebelius can tell you that they're experiencing this in their states.

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I would hope that Jesse Jackson Jr, Joe Biden and Barack Obama would worry about finding decent housing for Barack's youngest brother.

I believe that is a more important story than mocking John McCain about how many houses he has.

In it is sickening to me that Senator Obama with all of the money and resources he has available to him has done nothing to help out his youngest brother.

ENOUGH SAID!
TELL DEAR JOHN HIS WIFE CAN'T BUY HIM THE WHITE
HOUSE, LIKE THAT HOUSE SHE BOUGHT BACK IN THE
DAY SO HE COULD BECOME A CONGRESSMAN!
WAKE UP AMERICA AND SMELL THE COFFEE!
THIS GUY MCCAIN HAS SO MANY SKELETONS IN HIS
CLOSET THAT HE IS RUNNING OUT OF CLOSETS!

Talk about a disconnect. Check out Obama's house in Hyde park Chicago. 1.3million.
Who is Jesse Jackson Jr kidding.

EXCELLENT SPEECH TONIGHT CONGRESSMAN JACKSON!

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