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Former Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick to lead UFO sighting inquiry

Former Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick to lead UFO sighting inquiry

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- A group hoping to prove existence of extraterrestrials plans hearings in Washington led by former U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, it announced.

Kilpatrick defense likely cost $1 million

DETROIT, March 23 (UPI) -- Taxpayers probably shelled out $1 million to defend former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father on federal racketeering charges, legal experts said.
Kilpatrick seeks release for family time

Kilpatrick seeks release for family time

DETROIT, March 19 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing Kwame Kilpatrick asked the former Detroit mayor be allowed to go to Texas to visit his children while he awaits sentencing.

Kilpatrick emails reveal undisclosed cash

DETROIT, March 1 (UPI) -- Deliberations resumed in the trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and two others and it was revealed an investigation found more undisclosed cash gifts.
Politics 2010: Can Cheeks Kilpatrick pull out a primary win again?

Politics 2010: Can Cheeks Kilpatrick pull out a primary win again?

It's the same song but different dance for seven-term Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick defending her seat when Michigan voters go to the polls Tuesday.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Thousands attend Winans memorial

Thousands attend Winans memorial

DETROIT, April 16 (UPI) -- A memorial for David "Pop" Winans Sr. was held at Detroit's Perfecting Church, with the gospel music icon's son, the Rev. Marvin Winans, officiating.

Rep. Kilpatrick claims Mich. primary win

DETROIT, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Michigan Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, mother of scandal-tainted Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, claimed victory Wednesday in a three-way Democratic primary.

Michigan Dems weigh delegate proposals

LANSING, Mich., May 6 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in Michigan are mulling two plans that would allow the state's delegates to be seated at the party's national convention, officials said.

Rep. Mel Watt elected head of black Dems

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., was elected leader of the Congressional Black Caucus Monday.

Dean announces key endorsements

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor running for U.S. president, has picked up the endorsement of two powerful ladies in the Democratic Party.

Washington Agenda-General

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Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (born June 25, 1945, Detroit, Michigan) is an American politician and mother of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. She has been a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, representing the 13th District. The district, numbered as the 15th District from 1997 to 2003, includes over half of Detroit and portions of Downriver. She served as the Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus in the 110th Congress (2007-8).

Born Carolyn Jean Cheeks, she graduated from the Detroit High School of Commerce. She then attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids from 1968 to 1970 and received a B.S. from Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo) in 1972. She earned a M.S. from the University of Michigan in 1977. She worked as a high school teacher and was later a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives from 1979 to 1996.

She was married to Bernard Nathaniel Kilpatrick, with whom she has daughter Ayanna and son Kwame Kilpatrick, who is notable for being a former mayor of Detroit who was convicted of felonies while serving in office. She has six grandsons, including two sets of twins.

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