intro: Corruption has plagued the world politics throughout history, and the United States is no exception. We take a look at five infamous politicians -- by no means an exhaustive list -- who were convicted of federal crimes and sentenced to time behind bars.
title: Kwame Kilpatrick
text: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted March 11 on corruption charges, including racketeering conspiracy. The punishment could mean a maximum of 20 years behind bars for Kilpatrick....Full Story