Nightly News   |  January 01, 2014

Detroit Gets Its First White Mayor in 40 Years

Former hospital executive Mike Duggan is sworn in as the latest mayor of the Motor City. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> the city of detroit got a new mayor today. mike duggan was sworn in as the mayor of the struggling city. he's the first white mayor of detroit in 40 years. he inherits a bankrupt city and must share power with a state-appointed emergency manager trying to get detroit out of $18 billion in debt.