Monica Conyers files for divorce from U.S. Rep. John Conyers

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Monica Conyers has filed for divorce from her husband, U.S. Rep. John Conyers.

According to documents, the former Detroit city councilwoman filed her papers in Wayne County in September. Monica Conyers, 50,  has been married for 25 years to John Conyers, 86.

Monica Conyers spent three years in federal prison for taking bribes when she was on the city council.  

She recently filed a $25,000 lawsuit against McDonald's for a cut finger on a chair while dining in Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus. 

John Conyers is currently the longest serving active member of Congress.

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