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A Complete History of Musicians Running for Office

Martha Reeves


Martha Reeves Monica Morgan/WireImage

The Motown great served one term on Detroit’s city council, from 2005 to 2009. Her brief tenure in Motor City politics was marked by some problematic incidents, including a messy campaign flier her team produced and getting hit with a tax bill of almost $280,000 by the IRS and the state treasurer of Michigan.