Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Over career, Fattah defied odds and opened doors

When he won a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Represenatives at age 25, Chaka Fattah was then the youngest person ever elected to that body. A dozen years later, he was elected to Congress, defying Democratic leaders and ousting an incumbent member of his own party. “I fully intend to have an impact on… Read More »

Chaka Fattah, Pennsylvania Congressman, Indicted on Charges of Misuse of Funds

A veteran member of the United States House of Representatives from Philadelphia, one of his staff members, a lobbyist and two others were indicted Wednesday by the federal authorities in connection with bribery schemes and the misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal, charitable and campaign funds. The representative, Chaka Fattah, a Democrat,… Read More »