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Thursday, September 4, 2008

MI: Rep. Kilpatrick supports son's decision to resign, plead guilty

7:14 PM

From the Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, with a heavy heart, said she supported her son Kwame Kilpatrick's decision Thursday to resign as Detroit mayor and plead guilty to felony charges.

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Mich., who leads the Congressional Black Caucus, thanked "all those who have encouraged the mayor and our family with your prayers, cards and other expressions of support."

"While my heart is heavy, I support Mayor Kilpatrick's decision to do what he believes is best for his family, our family, and the citizens of Detroit," she said in a statement.
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