Judge Tosses 4 Of 22 Counts For Convicted Ex-CongressmanConvicted ex-congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia has been cleared of four of 22 counts of his corruption case based on post-trial motions.
Reporter: Fattah Juror Says He Was Dismissed For Resisting ConvictionReporter Ralph Cipriano relays his interview with a juror who says he was kicked off the jury in the Chaka Fattah corruption trial for resisting a conviction.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 4Chris discussed the latest on the report a $400 million payment to Iran, the closure of the Taj Mahal and a CNN town hall with Gary Johnson. He talked with Ian Tuttle from National Review at 7:20 about the unpopularity of both presidential candidates, Ralph Cipriano at 8:00 about his interview with the juror dismissed from the Chaka Fattah trial and comedian Godfrey at 8:20 about his appearances this weekend at Helium Comedy Club.
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.