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.
Amid Legal Trouble, Congressman Fattah Faces First Competitive Race In DecadesCongressman Chaka Fattah is looking for a 12th term in office, but he is facing intense competition. And, many voters are aware that he is scheduled to stand trial in mid-May on racketeering and conspiracy charges.
Fattah's Office Holds Lottery To See Pope Francis In Washington DCCongressman Chaka Fattah announced he has opened a lottery for tickets for those who want to watch the simulcast of Pope Francis’ address to Congress from the West Lawn of the Capitol on Thursday, September 24.
Fattah Hits Up Supporters For His Legal Defense FundThe 11 term Democrat is running for re-election next year.
Congressman Fattah Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Corruption/Racketeering ChargesProsecutors allege Fattah participated in actions including bribery, bank fraud, and money laundering. Fattah maintains he did nothing wrong.
In First Local Appearance, Congressman Fattah Addresses Federal Indictment ChargesCongressman Chaka Fattah gave a statement to reporters outside of a YMCA event in Havertown Monday and took questions regarding the federal indictment.
Chaka Fattah Jr. Seeks To Represent Himself On Fraud, Tax Evasion Charges A hearing is scheduled in federal court in Philadelphia today in the case of defendant Chaka Fattah Jr., charged with fraud and tax evasion.
Federal Grant Awarded For Development In North Central PhiladelphiaThe $30-million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will bring 300 new or renovated homes to a half-square mile around Temple University.
Congressman Fattah On Passing Of Lewis Katz: 'He Was A True Friend And Effective Leader.'Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-‐02) released the following statement on the passing of his good friend, Philadelphia Inquirer owner Lewis Katz:
Former Gang Members Reunite To Celebrate Ceasefire That Ended Gang Wars 40 Years AgoScores of former gang leaders came together Wednesday in Northwest Philadelphia to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Imani pledge-- the ceasefire promise that ended the years of gang wars that plagued the city during the 1960s and 70s.
Inauguration Day Ends With A BallBarack Obama launched his second term as U.S. president by confronting conservative opponents in Congress, declaring in an inaugural address before nearly a million spectators that he will tackle climate change, protect America’s social safety net and pursue other decidedly liberal goals.
Analysis: Democrats Optimistic Going Into National ConventionDay one: Michelle Obama speaks tonight and Pennsylvania delegates have their first breakfast.