“I’ve decided that I will not seek re-election this year for City Council, for the 9th District,” Tasco told KYW Newsradio this morning.
Although not specifically named, Congressman Fattah is linked to the ongoing federal investigation by two people who used to work for him.
“Not only are they trained and are they well-prepared, every single health care institution represented in the room said that they can handle a patient who has this disease,” noted US representative Chaka Fattah.
Chris reviewed the Eagles shutout win over the Giants, the second case of Ebola in Dallas, and record low ratings for Saturday Night Live. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00, and historian Edward Larson at 8:20.
Chris dissects the spread of Ebola and Enterovirus D-68, Mayor Nutter’s support of the SRC cancelling their contract with the Philadelphia teacher’s union, and the Rock the Vote push to get the youth vote to participate in November’s mid-term elections. He talks to author Jack Cashill at 7:20 and comedian Kathleen Madigan at 8:20.
Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah is finally granting interviews, again, after last week’s guilty plea by a long-time aide to charges he helped cover up campaign fraud for an unnamed elected official.
A long-time aide to Congressman Chaka Fattah has pleaded guilty to attempting to conceal campaign finance fraud on behalf of an unnamed elected official.
Chaka Fattah, Jr., the son of US Representative Fattah, turned himself in to federal investigators this morning.
A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station in honor of former US congressman Bill Gray has been approved in the House, and now moves to the US Senate for consideration.
Septa has broken ground, ceremonially, on a $1.4-million bus loop improvement project in the Allegheny West neighborhood.
Fattah maintains he is the target of a politically motivated prosecution and has suffered damages as the result of the press coverage the case has garnered.
Philadelphia has one of the highest rates of signup, but advocates are not resting until the March 31st deadline passes.
Chris covers the latest revelations into the federal investigation of Congressman Chaka Fattah, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s battle with hecklers at a town hall meeting in Mt. Laurel, and a tire blowout on a plane taking on from PHL last night. He talks to Dave Rowan from the Philadelphia Union, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagles free agent signings and Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday.
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
“This is one of the great men in the world, one of the great men in history, who did things and accomplished things that would’ve seemed impossible,” former Gov. Ed Rendell said.