Freezer Cash Dem Close To Resentencing Deal

Former Louisiana Rep. Bill Jefferson is close to reaching a resentencing deal with federal prosecutors over his corruption conviction.

Jefferson was convicted on 11 federal corruption counts in 2009 and was freed from prison last month after serving five years.

But U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis of Virginia threw out seven of the original counts after a Supreme Court ruling narrowed the definition of corruption.

Jefferson is scheduled to be resentenced on Friday.

Read more at Roll Call.