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Son of late Detroit Mayor Young to run for Conyers’ seat

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan politician and son of Detroit’s first black mayor is set to run for the congressional seat longtime Rep. John Conyers vacated last week amid sexual harassment allegations, his spokesman said Friday. State Sen. Coleman Young II will announce plans Monday to seek the office Conyers represented for five decades. The 88-year-old Democratic congressman, who was facing a House Ethics Committee investigation over claims by former staffers, cited health reasons for his retirement. Young sought the mayoral seat his late father, … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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