Political Scandals Linger As Philly Readies For DNCThe city's streets are freshly swept and the hotel rooms are pristine. Tougher to clean up and shine, however, is the state's political image, tarnished by recent political corruption cases that have implicated many Democrats across the state.
Republican Candidate For Vacant Fattah Seat Gets Unlikely EndorsementHistory and math suggest that the democratic candidate for former congressman Chakka Fattah's seat is a shoe-in for election. But the republican got a boost today from an unlikely source.
Special Election Date Set For Vacant Fattah SeatPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has set the date for a special election to fill the Congressional seat now left vacant by the resignation of Chaka Fattah.
SCOTUS Ruling On Corruption Cases Raises Local Questions About Chaka Fattah CaseHerbert Vederman, one of Fattah's co-defendants, was convicted on several charges, including bribery, for giving Fattah money in exchange for Fattah's support in seeking appointment to an ambassadorship.
Taxpayer Group Says Fattah Should Lose PensionChaka Fattah, the once powerful Philadelphia congressman, resigned in disgrace last week after his racketeering conviction.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 24Chris discussed Congressman Chaka Fattah's decision to step down immediately after being convicted of corruption, the Sixers selecting Ben Simmons with the first pick in the NBA Draft and the Democrats ending their sit-in in the House of Representatives. He talked with Economist Chris Butler at 7:00 about the Brexit vote and Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network and Jeff Rosen from the National Constitution Center at 8:20 about yesterday's Supreme Court rulings.
Chaka Fattah Resigns From Congress Effective ImmediatelyCongressman Chaka Fattah has sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan announcing he's resigning immediately.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 23Chris discussed the House Democrats staging a sit in to force a vote in gun legislation, and calls for Congressman Chaka Fattah to resign after being convicted on corruption charges. He talked with Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine at 7:20 about the new 9/11 Memorial in the city and actor Eric Stonestreet at 8:00 from 'Modern Family' about portraying a gay character on a hit television show.
Congressman Chaka Fattah Offers Resignation Following ConvictionDemocratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania offered his resignation from the House effective Oct. 3 following his conviction on charges of racketeering, fraud and money laundering.
Congressman Chaka Fattah Facing Pressure To ResignFattah's conviction means that he cannot vote in committee or on the floor of the House.
Fattah Status In Washington Up In The Air After ConvictionThe Inquirer's Jeremy Roebuck tells Chris Stigall that Congressman Chaka Fattah has given no indication whether he will resign after being convicted on corruption charges.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 22Chris discussed the Donald Trump's financial troubles, a report confirming the Sixers will select Ben Simmons in the draft tomorrow night and Michael Jackson's porn collection. He talked with Jeremy Roebuck from the Philadelphia Inquirer at 8:20 about the conviction of Congressman Chaka Fattah on corruption charges.