Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick Addresses Scandal

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Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, under investigation for denying under oath an affair with his chief of staff, promises not to "quit" on his constituents. But with legal issues pending, his apology is short on specifics. Ron Dzwonkowski, editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press, reviews Kilpatrick's TV address in a conversation with Renee Montagne.



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