Rep. William Jefferson en Supreme Court Turns Down Appeal From Former Rep. William Jefferson The congressman who became known as "Dollar Bill" Jefferson appears to have run out of options in his bid to overturn a 2009 corruption conviction.<p>The Supreme Court <a href="" target="_blank">just announced</a> it will not hear an appeal from former Rep. William Jefferson, D-La. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:17:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 23998 at Former Rep. Jefferson to Serve Sentence in 2 Weeks <div><p>ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) &mdash; A former <font color="red">Louisiana</font> congressman will have to begin serving a 13-year prison sentence for taking bribes and other crimes within two weeks.</p><p>Democrat William Jefferson was convicted in 2009 but has been free on bond while appealing his case. The case drew headlines when FBI agents found $90,000 cash hidden in Jefferson&#39;s freezer.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:44:47 +0000 The Associated Press 9109 at