Breaking: Monica Conyers Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison in Detroit reports that Monica Conyers, the wife of Congressman John Conyers, was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for her role in a bribery scandal:

Just moments ago in federal court, former Detroit City Council President Monica Conyers was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her roll in the city hall scandal.

A team of Action News reporters are at the courthouse. They will be providing immediate reaction to the sentence. has been live blogging the sentencing and reported that Conyers threw a fit in court:

Just before sentencing, Conyers screamed “If they have their tapes, I have my tapes too. I taped Rayford, I taped Riddle. You’ll be fair to me or I want to withdraw my plea.”

She also yelled, “What about my children? They did nothing to cause this. All I did was try to help someone I fired.”

Marathon Pundit notes that as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, John Conyers oversees the nation’s prison system and asks if this will make him his wife’s landlord.

Conyers has 10 days to appeal her sentence. She also must report to prison on July 1st.

Update: Be sure to stop by The Blog Prof. He’s got much, much more on the nightmare called Monica Conyers.

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