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  Kwame Kilpatrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kilpatrick is a lifelong resident of the city of Detroit and attended Pelham Middle School and Cass Technical High School.
By April 2005, Kilpatrick's approval rating in Detroit was sharply declining due to the scandals and the perceived lack of improvement in the city.
Kilpatrick was hospitalized in Houston, Texas, in July 2006, diagnosed with diverticulitis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kwame_Kilpatrick   (768 words)

 AllPolitics/CQ - Freshmen of the 105th Congress
Kilpatrick, who served 17 years in the state House before winning her congressional seat, was careful never to criticize Collins directly.
Kilpatrick hopes to encourage investment in such projects from her seat on the Banking and Financial Services Committee, where she is expected to be a strong voice for boosting the venture capital available to entrepreneurs and other businesses, particularly in large cities such as Detroit.
Kilpatrick also says she is strongly committed to representing the entire district, including upper-class communities such as Grosse Pointe, Hamtramck and Grosse Point Farms.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1996/states/frosh/9612/23   (1428 words)

 Howard Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Virginia Irene KILPATRICK (Harley Clifton, William Riley, Abner, Balis Jackson, Joseph Milton) was born 1933.
Barbara Linda KILPATRICK (Harley Clifton, William Riley, Abner, Balis Jackson, Joseph Milton) was born 1942.
Carolyn Ruth KILPATRICK (Harley Clifton, William Riley, Abner, Balis Jackson, Joseph Milton) was born 1943.
www.thegenealogytree.com /howard-cuzzins/joseph-milton-kilpatrick/aqwg39.htm   (194 words)

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Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick was born in Detroit, where she still resides.
Kilpatrick is divorced and has two grown children, Kwame _ the mayor of Detroit _ and Ayanna.
Kilpatrick was re-elected in 1998, defeating Republican Chrysanthea Boyd-Fields with 86 percent of the vote.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/elections/2004/candidates/22391   (418 words)

 All Immigration Votes of Representative Carolyn Kilpatrick
Kilpatrick's vote was a vote to accelerate the congestion and sprawl of American life by enticing millions more illegal aliens to move here.
Kilpatrick voted FOR H RES 365, which was brought up and passed in a new form in March of 2002.
Kilpatrick was part of a 336-43 majority voting in favor of the four-month extension of Section 245(i).
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 ABC News: Kilpatrick Leads Detroit Mayor's Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
DETROIT Nov 9, 2005 (AP)— Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was in a tight race with challenger Freman Hendrix as the FBI announced an investigation into vote irregularities, including claims of absentee ballots cast by the dead.
The nation's 11th-largest city is struggling with poverty, decades of population decline and a multimillion-dollar budget deficit that threatens to land it in financial receivership.
Kilpatrick, a lawyer and congresswoman's son who became mayor at age 31, found himself asking voters for forgiveness after a scandal-plagued first term.
abcnews.go.com /Politics/wireStory?id=1294502&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (389 words)

 Word*Art Solutions -- Author Carolyn Burns Bass
Carolyn Burns Bass began her writing career as Carolyn A. Burns while at Orange Coast College during the ’80s.
Leaving publishing behind, Carolyn spent three years in Japan—courtesy of her husband's duty as a Marine Corps pilot—where she fell in love with Japanese culture, food, and people.
Carolyn edited and coordinated production of Carlene Thie's upcoming book, Homecoming Destination Disneyland (Ape Pen Publishing), a pictorial journey back to Disneyland's roots, with vintage photos by the author's grandfather, veteran news photographer Mell Kilpatrick.
www.wordartsolutions.com /CarolynBurnsBass.htm   (449 words)

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick said "nothing is second to jobs" in her district, which included some of Detroit's poorest neighborhoods, but also spanned wealthy Grosse Pointe to the east.
A former teacher, Kilpatrick also said she wanted to concentrate on young people _ by giving them more exposure to high technology and after-school recreation centers, for example.
Kilpatrick emerged from her time in state government with a reputation for consensus building.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/CandidateProfile.aspx?ci=805&oi=H   (327 words)

 CBSNews.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
First-term Mayor Winner: Kwame M. Kilpatrick, 35, is the youngest mayor of a major U.S. city.
Kilpatrick has served as leader of the Democratic Caucus and prior to his election as a state representative, Kilpatrick was a middle school teacher in Detroit.
Kilpatrick graduated from Florida A&M University and Detroit College of Law.
www.cbsnews.com /htdocs/politics/2005_elections/states_mi.html   (216 words)

 Representative Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Michigan's 13th District: Resources
Congresswoman Kilpatrick has also taken a special interest in leveling the playing field for minority-owned and minority-targeted media outlets and advertising firms that face discrimination from major advertisers.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick is the first African-American Member of Congress to serve on the Board.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick is the mother of two children: daughter Ayanna and son Kwame, who was elected to fill his mother’s former State House seat in 1996.
www.house.gov /kilpatrick/bio.shtml   (479 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Egypt | Triple heritage
The CBC delegation, led by the dynamic Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick is in Egypt to "increase understanding of Egypt's political and socio-economic challenges, foster awareness of the impact of US policies in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East, and ultimately to strengthen US-Egyptian bilateral relations," said Kilpatrick.
Kilpatrick stressed that Egypt is an integral part of Africa and that it is crucial for Egypt to work hand-in-hand with the US in Africa.
Kilpatrick has opposed American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)-endorsed legislation in the past and is an outspoken critic of discrimination.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2005/735/eg2.htm   (1013 words)

 Carolyn Kilpatrick - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick represents the 13th District of Michigan in the U.S. House of Representatives for the Democratic Party.
Now in her fifth term serving Michigan’s 13th Congressional District, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick’s hard work and thoughtful political style have earned her the confidence and respect of her peers, who have appointed her to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick has brought a successful NASA engineering and aeronautics program to the 13th Congressional District for K-12 students.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php?title=Carolyn_Kilpatrick&printable=yes   (395 words)

 It's Kilpatrick vs. Lee in race to chair the CBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The two candidates, Reps. Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-Mich.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), have only recently begun to approach other CBC members and quietly campaign for the top post at the 42-member, all-Democratic group.
Both Kilpatrick and Lee remained mum on the particulars of the race when contacted by The Hill yesterday, saying only that they are candidates and that they plan to meet to discuss the contest in the coming weeks.
She will be talking to Congresswoman Kilpatrick and other members of the caucus,” said Nathan Britton, a spokesman for Lee.
www.hillnews.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/051606/news2.html   (807 words)

 Featured Member | HouseDemocrats.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Recently elected to her fifth term in Congress, U.S. Representative Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick represents Michigan's 13th District in the 109th session of Congress.
Kilpatrick's hard work and thoughtful political style have earned her the confidence and respect of her peers, who have appointed her to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
Born and raised in Detroit, Congresswoman Kilpatrick was President of her graduating class at the city's High School of Commerce.
democrats.house.gov /about/rep_of_week.cfm?featured_rep_id=122   (527 words)

 U.S. Representative Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Vows to Fight Medicare Cut
EAST LANSING, Mich., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, 15th District, Detroit, vowed this week to work in Congress to address Medicare's recent 5.4 percent reimbursement cut that is resulting in decreased access to care for senior citizens.
Following a two-hour meeting with local physicians and hospital representatives in her Detroit office on Monday, Rep. Kilpatrick said she is willing to spearhead an effort in Congress to roll back the cuts immediately.
Rep. Kilpatrick heard from the physicians that Medicare patients' access to care is eroding because the Medicare reimbursement cuts are forcing physicians and hospitals to cut back in the number of Medicare patients they can treat and still keep their doors open.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-20-2002/0001690447&EDATE=   (270 words)

 ABC News: Kilpatrick Wins 2nd Term As Detroit Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
DETROIT Nov 9, 2005 (AP)— Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick overcame a scandal-plagued first term to fend off a challenge from a career bureaucrat, while the FBI announced an investigation into the handling of absentee ballots, including claims of ballots cast in the names of dead people.
Detroit, the nation's 11th-largest city, is struggling with poverty, decades of population decline and a multimillion-dollar budget deficit that threatens to land it in financial receivership.
But Kilpatrick, a lawyer and son of a congresswoman, gained ground as the election neared.
abcnews.go.com /Politics/wireStory?id=1294683&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (403 words)

 Congresswoman Kilpatrick responds to FCC Minority Advertising Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Congresswoman Kilpatrick today joined FCC Chairman William Kennard, FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani and other advertisers, broadcasters and advertising executives in a solution-oriented forum to discuss the study's findings.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick has taken a special interest in monitoring minority representation in the media and advertising industries.
She hosted a highly successful forum on the topic at the 1998 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Conference and has convened a panel of high-profile industry experts to examine the issue and to seek a reasonable, realistic solution to the challenge of equal opportunity.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/Mass_Media/Informal/ad-study/kilpatrick.html   (233 words)

 Representative Crowley: News Item
Congresswoman Kilpatrick is known for her efforts in increasing opportunities for minority owned businesses and was successful in securing a Presidential Executive Order compelling all federal agencies to increase their contractual opportunities with minority businesses.
Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick was selected to serve as the first Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus’ Political Action Committee and was elected this year as the 2nd Vice-Chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus.
crowley.house.gov /news/record.asp?id=582   (522 words)

 Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick reelected in decisive victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
DETROIT (FinalCall.com) - Eyes were on the Detroit mayoral election as incumbent Kwame Kilpatrick vigorously sought to stay in office, through a hard-fought campaign against opponent, Freeman Hendrix, former deputy mayor under Dennis Archer.
Nevertheless, 53 percent of voters sent a defiant message that Kwame M. Kilpatrick was their choice for mayor.
However, Mayor Kilpatrick’s re-election, coupled with a record turnout of voter participation, has proved that he has successfully transcended generational, gender and economic gaps.
www.finalcall.com /artman/publish/article_2276.shtml   (469 words)

 Volpe Center: Volpe Center Highlights
Rep. Kilpatrick represents Michigan's 15th Congressional district, which is centered in Detroit.
Kilpatrick hopes to organize a forum in Detroit that brings together key stakeholders to propose solutions to problems that hinder the city from achieving economic health and quality of life.
In addition to the round-table discussion, Rep. Kilpatrick's visit also included a tour of the Multi-Media Operations Center (MMOC) where she viewed project demonstrations of the Enhanced Traffic Management System (ETMS) and the Panama Canal Communications, Traffic Management, and Navigation (CTAN) System.
www.volpe.dot.gov /infosrc/highlts/00/feb/d_focus.html   (381 words)

 killrighty.net » Blog Archive » Carolyn “Cheeks” Kilpatrick (D - Mich.)
She is the mother of the mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick.
This entry was posted on Sunday, July 24th, 2005 at 10:37 pm and is filed under John's posts.
Carolyn Cheeks Kilapatrick, freaks out during public address.
www.killrighty.net /2005/07/24/carolyn-cheeks-kilpatrick-d-mich   (493 words)

 'Hip hop mayor' aims to rev Motor City engine | csmonitor.com
His mother, Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick, hugging him at his inauguration, is a congresswoman from Detroit.
But when he was 25, his mother decided to run for Congress, and Kilpatrick ran for her seat in the Michigan House of Representatives and won, largely on her name recognition.
Some political analysts think Kilpatrick has already overreached, noting he's had to scale back some of his goals for lack of funding, like the number of tear downs.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0807/p01s03-uspo.html   (1568 words)

 AEGiS-PRn: Hoyer Meets With Health, AIDS Groups to Discuss Global AIDS, Other Health Issues
"I appreciate Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick's hard work on this issue that is vitally important to our nation's health and security and that of the world.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick's keen insight into the history of funding for international HIV/AIDS programs is key to the past and future success of obtaining funding sufficient to impact the world pandemic.
I learned about the extent of the pandemic and the challenges facing these countries to combat this disease, and why it is so imperative that the United States participate fully in the global fight.
www.aegis.com /news/pr/2004/PR040512.html   (516 words)

 MI-13 Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick
Now in her third term serving Michigan's 13th Congressional District, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick's hard work and thoughtful political has earned her the confidence and respect of her peers, who have appointed her to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
Congresswoman Kilpatnck is the mother of two children: daughter Ayanna and son Kwame, who was elected to fill his mother's former State House seat in 1996 Kwame Kilpatnck is now the Mayor of Detroit.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick is grandmother of two sets of twin grandsons.
www.dccc.org /races/candidates/MI_13_Carolyn_Cheeks-Kilpatrick.html   (488 words)

 Tell Us Detroit
Detroit, MI — Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (13th District, Michigan) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) recently celebrated the signing of the bill honoring the lives and legacy of African American basketball pioneers.
The bill, introduced by Congresswoman Kilpatrick, also recognizes the impact these players had on the game of basketball and American life.
Kilpatrick and Stabenow presented a framed copy of the bill to Dr. John Kline, a former Harlem Globetrotter and president of the Black Legends of Professional Basketball Foundation.
www.tellusdetroit.com /aabp.html   (347 words)

 Congressional Black Congress Political Action Committee
Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (Michigan-13) has earned the confidence and respect of her peers, who have appointed her to the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which authorizes spending for all levels of the federal government.
In the 107th Congress, she served as the first chairwoman of the CBC PAC.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick is the mother of a daughter Ayanna and a son Kwame, who was elected to fill his mother’s former State House seat in 1996.
www.cbcpac.com /bios/kilpatrick.php   (429 words)

 Blueprint Profile: Kwame Kilpatrick (printable version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Born into a political family -- his mother is U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.) and his father is chief of staff to Wayne County, Mich., Executive Ed McNamara -- the Detroit native has helped revitalize his state and party through his progressive, community-oriented approach to government.
Since taking office as leader in November, Kilpatrick has visited every district in the party caucus.
Under Kilpatrick's leadership, the party is steadily modernizing the methods it uses to achieve traditional Democratic goals.
www.dlc.org /print.cfm?contentid=3759   (264 words)

 Representative Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Michigan's 13th District
Welcome to the official website of Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Congressional Representative for the 13th Congressional District of Michigan.
Kilpatrick mourns the death of former Detroit City Council President Maryann Mahaffey
Statement of Rep. Carolyn C. Kilpatrick H.R. Kilpatrick's official statement on the Global War on Terrorism Resolution H.Res.
www.house.gov /kilpatrick   (419 words)

 Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick - CBC Woman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, was elected from Michigan's 15th Congressional District in 1996, after an 18-year career as the State House of Representative's member from Detroit.
The State House seat which she vacated in 1996 was immediately won by the son whom she mentored, Honorable Kwame Kilpatrick, who has now become Detroit's mayor.
Congresswoman Kilpatrick has earned degrees from Ferris State University and Western Michigan University and holds a Master's degree from the University of Michigan.
www.blackleadershipforum.org /articles/cbc-women/kilpatrick.html   (101 words)

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