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Voters boot ex-Detroit mayor's mom from Congress

• AP
Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, the mother of the imprisoned ex-mayor of Detroit, lost her bid for an eighth term with a Democratic primary defeat Tuesday.

The 65-year-old Detroit congresswoman conceded the race to State Sen. Hansen Clarke of Detroit, who had 47 percent of the vote to Kilpatrick's 41 percent with 56 percent of precincts reporting.


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