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CONGRESS-MICHIGAN
(2008-06-10)
(wgvu) - A CHALLENGER TO CONGRESSWOMAN CAROLYN
CHEEKS KILPATRICK IS SET TO RUN AN AD CITING THE CRIMINAL CHARGES
AGAINST KILPATRICK'S SON, DETROIT MAYOR KWAME KILPATRICK.
FORMER STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARY WATERS IS CHALLENGING
CONGRESSWOMAN KILPATRICK AND STATE SENATOR MARTHA SCOTT IN THE
AUGUST 5TH PRIMARY ELECTION FOR THE 13TH DISTRICT SEAT.
THE AD IS SET TO RUN ON CABLE TELEVISION. IN IT, CHEEKS
KILPATRICK IS SHOWN EXHORTING LISTENERS AND APPARENTLY REFERRING TO
HER SON AS "YAW'S BOY" WHILE THE EIGHT FELONY CHARGES AGAINST THE
MAYOR ARE LISTED.
IT ENDS WITH THE WORDS, "SORRY, CONGRESSWOMAN, BUT WE DESERVE
MUCH BETTER THAN 'YAW'S BOY."'
THERE'S BEEN NO IMMEDIATE RESPONSE FROM SPOKESPERSONS FOR THE
CONGRESSWOMAN OR MAYOR.

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