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Congressman Chaka Fattah

Mayor Michael Nutter at podium with (from left to right) HUD's Jenine Bryon, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Chaka Fattah. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Federal Grant Awarded For Development In North Central Philadelphia

The $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.

06/30/2014

Chaka Fattah (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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:

06/01/2014

Former gang leaders and community leaders give Queen Mother Falaka Fattah (in wheel chair), founder of House of Umoja, a standing ovation at the 40th anniversary event for the Imani pledge. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Former Gang Members Reunite To Celebrate Ceasefire That Ended Gang Wars 40 Years Ago

Scores 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.

01/01/2014

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Inauguration Day Ends With A Ball

Barack 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.

01/21/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 03: A display on stage show U.S. President Barack Obama during preparations for the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 3, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will start on September 4 and run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Analysis: Democrats Optimistic Going Into National Convention

Day one: Michelle Obama speaks tonight and Pennsylvania delegates have their first breakfast.

09/04/2012

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Dom Giordano Holds Town Hall Meeting At Constitution Center

WPHT’s Dom Giordano held a “Call to Action: Congressional Town Hall Meeting” last night at the National Constitution Center.

02/22/2011

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