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Michigan attorney general sees no conflict in defending Detroit retirees

DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he sees no conflict in representing the state's governor, who approved Detroit's bankruptcy filing, while at the same time representing Detroit's retirees, who assert that the filing is illegal.Full story

Maria's Observation: The cracks beyond Detroit

   Is more financial stress on the way for cities? CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation on the state of the economy after Detroit's bankruptcy filing.

U.S. judge halts challenges to Detroit's bankruptcy bid

DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday suspended lawsuits challenging Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing while he reviews the city's petition for protection from creditors. Full story

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Judge in Detroit bankruptcy case calls recess

Michigan court stays challenges to Detroit bankruptcy filing

All In agenda: Conservatives blame liberals for Detroit bankruptcy

Bankrupt Detroit's downtown renaissance creates trickle of hope

Bond analysts: Detroit's woes unlikely to spread

Detroit raced to file bankruptcy ahead of move to block it

Moody's: Detroit bankruptcy filing credit negative

Factbox: Detroit bankruptcy was years in the making

If Detroit opted for bankruptcy, experts say wouldn't encourage others

Detroit to stop paying some debt, putting it in default

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  Detroit council member opposes bankruptcy

Detroit City Council Member JoAnn Watson tells MSNBC’s Richard Lui why she opposes the filing for municipal bankruptcy in Detroit.

  Political Minute: Detroit Bankruptcy and Washington’s role moving forward

David looks into Detroit’s bankruptcy filing and the now reignited debate about government liabilities.  Plus, Washington dysfunction ahead of the 2014 elections and debates on healthcare and immigration.

  What went wrong in the Motor City?

Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans chairman, provides perspective on Detroit's bankruptcy filing.

  Detroit becomes largest city in America to file for bankruptcy

The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd reports on the Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing after the city announced that it cannot pay its debts.

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