Kwame Kilpatrick

Kwame Kilpatrick
DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (C) appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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May 26, 2020 - 10:40 pm
"We already felt that he had definitely gotten more time than he had absolutely deserved, and that he is not a menace to society."
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Outgoing Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick gives a televised speech about his administration's accomplishments and his family's personal morale after pleading guilty to two felony counts of obstructing justice by committing perjury at the Coleman A. Young Building in Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday, September 4, 2008. (Photo by Amy Leang/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Sipa USA)
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May 22, 2020 - 1:32 pm
"We already felt that he had definitely gotten more time then he had absolutely deserved."
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Photo credit Amy Leang/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Sipa USA
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May 22, 2020 - 10:45 am
After a fellow inmate of Kilpatrick’s died of COVID-19 at the federal prison in Oakdale, Louisiana, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon was among those who said letting the ex-mayor out should be looked at.
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Outgoing Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick gives a televised speech about his administration's accomplishments and his family's personal morale after pleading guilty to two felony counts of obstructing justice by committing perjury at the Coleman A. Young Building in Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday, September 4, 2008. (Photo by Amy Leang/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Sipa USA)
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May 08, 2020 - 1:33 pm
"I think they should look at it and see if he qualifies," Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon said.
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Kwame Kilpatrick
DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (C) appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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February 27, 2020 - 4:11 pm
In the latest effort from supporters of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to free him from prison, state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo will be going to the White House to request clemency.
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(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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February 18, 2020 - 5:04 pm
The imprisoned ex-mayor made a plea last month, asking the president for a pardon or clemency.
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(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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January 27, 2020 - 8:55 pm
Peter Karmanos says Trump is considering the request.
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(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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November 15, 2019 - 1:12 pm
His expected release date remains Aug. 1, 2037.
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Outgoing Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick gives a televised speech about his administration's accomplishments and his family's personal morale after pleading guilty to two felony counts of obstructing justice by committing perjury at the Coleman A. Young Building in Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday, September 4, 2008. (Photo by Amy Leang/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Sipa USA)
August 14, 2019 - 9:32 am
"Every day that my father is in prison is another day that I lose. I feel cheated."
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Kwame Kilpatrick
DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (C) appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
May 24, 2019 - 1:10 pm
This time, the ex-mayor's complaint concerned an exchange about a wedding card.
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