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Former PA Congressman Chaka Fattah Appeals 10-Year Prison Term

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  Former longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah has filed an appeal in hopes of overturning his Federal corruption and bribery conviction.

Chaka Fattah and his attorneys argue that the dismissal of a juror during trial and another 2016 Federal bribery case help bolster his appeal. 111 more words

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Former Pa. Congressman Chaka Fattah Begins 10-Year Prison Term

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — A longtime Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering has reported to a federal prison to begin his 10-year sentence.

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Chaka Fattah To Surrender To Prison

by Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been a long road for Chaka Fattah Sr. and this may be the worst of it for him. … 79 more words

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Ex-US Rep. Chaka Fattah Set To Start 10-Year Prison Term

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering is set to start a 10-year prison term.

Ex-U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah must surrender Wednesday at FCI-McKean in Lewis Run, in western Pennsylvania near the New York border. 112 more words

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Fattah Supporters Request Presidential Pardon

by Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of supporters for former Congressman Chaka Fattah have sent a letter to the President, just as he gets one step closer to prison. 92 more words

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Chaka Fattah Files Appeal After Sentencing

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chaka Fattah has filed an appeal after his bribery and conspiracy conviction in June.

He was sentenced to 10 years in prison this past December. 92 more words

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Judge Denies Chaka Fattah's Request To Stay Out Of Prison While Appealing Conviction

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — Chaka Fattah lost his latest legal bid to stay out of prison on Tuesday.

A judge denied the former Pennsylvania Democratic congressman’s request to be a free man while he appeals his racketeering conviction. 125 more words

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