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Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Kwame's Lawyer Says He Can't Get A Fair Trial In Detroit

Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

In 2005, Detroit's then-Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, was in the midst of his first major scandal in office. Media outlets alleged that he had made imprope...

Detroit Political Dynasty Comes To An End With Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick's Congressional Defeat

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — They called it "Team Kilpatrick," a small army of family and friends dedicated to keeping a Detroit congresswoman and her brash, risin...

Another Incumbent Bites The Dust During Primary

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Incumbents beware. Another lawmaker just bit the dust. Democratic Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick of Michigan lost her bid for an e...

Missouri, Michigan, Kansas Voters Head To The Polls

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a surprise primary outcome, political newcomer Rick Snyder dispatched Michigan's attorney general, a longtime congressman and tw...

Detroit Mayor's Mom Wins Primary Despite Son's Sex Scandal

AP | KEN THOMAS and COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — The mother of Detroit's mayor narrowly survived a primary election that focused on her scandal-plagued son as much as her own six term...