• Monica Conyers, Black Congresswoman Imprisoned For Taking Bribes

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    The wife of Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) reported to a federal prison in West Virginia on Friday the 10th to begin a 37-month sentence on corruption charges.

    Conyers pleaded guilty last year for taking bribes to influence a vote on a sludge disposal contract in Detroit. She has since attempted to withdraw her plea.

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    Her husband, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has dodged questions about his wife and her guilty plea.

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