Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court September 4, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick accepted a plea deal today on obstruction of justice charges related to a sex scandal, agreeing to resign as mayor. Kilpatrick also agreed to pay $1 million in restitution, forfeit his state pension, give up his law license and serve 120 days in county jail. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)