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FEB 12, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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Witnesses against ex-Detroit mayor shaky, lawyer argues

DETROIT (Reuters) - A lawyer for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Tuesday questioned the credibility of government witnesses in the case, saying cash attributed to bribes and kickbacks by prosecutors came in part from gifts, and urging jurors to acquit him of public corruption charges. Kilpatrick, who voters hoped in 2001 could reverse decades of decline when they elected him the youngest mayor in Detroit history at age 31, faces an array of charges from racketeering conspiracy to bribery, extortion, mail fraud and tax charges. James C. ...

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