Crowded field vies to be mayor of troubled Detroit


By Nick Carey DETROIT, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The city of Detroit has a huge budget deficit, soaring unemployment and its financial heart -- the U.S. auto industry -- is fighting to survive. Who would want to run a place with this many problems? The answer is a crowded field of 15 candidates who will compete in a special election on Tuesday for mayor of America's 11th largest city where beleaguered U.S. carmakers are the biggest employers and source of tax revenue. The top two candidates ...

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