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Detroit Mayor Faces Perjury Charges

Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, a one-time rising star and Detroit's youngest elected leader, was charged Monday with perjury and other counts after sexually explicit text messages contradicted his sworn denials of an affair with a top aide.

Madeleine Brand talks to NPR's Celeste Headlee about what the charges mean for the mayor.

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