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Alabama mayor arrested on corruption charges

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) – Federal authorities arrested the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday in a corruption probe surrounding a sewer bond debt that could lead to the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Is Mayor Langford of Birmingham a Republican? a Democrat? Or did i miss it in the story?

M.M.

A Democrat. It should have been there, and we added it in a subsequent version of the story: GBU Editor

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