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Let it Rip: Kwame Kilpatrick's 28-year sentence

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(WJBK) -

A federal judge sentenced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Thursday to 28 years in prison for his role in a public corruption scandal that cost the city millions. The sentence was a victory for prosecutors, who had recommended Kilpatrick serve at least that amount of time in prison, and a loss for defense attorneys who argued for no more than 15 years.

Joining the panel to discuss:

Fox 2's M.L. Elrick
Tonya Robinson, one of the 12 on Kilpatrick's jury
Sam Riddle
(Video Pt. 1)


And the discussion on Kilpatrick's 28-year sentence continues with:

Fox 2's M.L Elrick
Fox 2's Charlie LeDuff
Adolph Mongo, former political consultant to Kilpatrick
(Video Pt. 2)

And finally Fox 2's Charlie Langton takes 'Let it Rip' on the road to hear what Detroit has to say about the sentencing. (Video Pt. 3)

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