Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has been charged with multiple felonies for perjury and an assault case, may want to attend the Democratic convention in Denver but a spokesman for presumptive nominee Barack Obama says he isn't exactly open to the idea, the AP reports. A Wayne County judge told Kilpatrick he could attend the out-of-state event and his defense attorney says "high-ranking" Democrats want him to. But Obama spokesman Brent Colburn says that it would be a distraction if Kilpatrick (a superdelegate) shows up. In an e-mail to the AP, Colburn said the focus of the convention should be on Obama and not "the troubles of one individual."
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