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Feds Seek 17 To 21 Years For Ex-Congressman Chaka Fattah

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering.

Chaka Fattah is scheduled to be sentenced Monday over schemes that largely surround an illegal $1 million campaign loan he obtained in a failed 2007 run for Philadelphia mayor. 115 more words

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Judge Tosses 4 Of 22 Counts For Convicted Ex-Congressman

by Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With his upcoming sentence still on hold, the judge who presided over disgraced former  Congressman Chaka Fattah’s corruption trial is throwing out a handful of a jury’s guilty verdicts, but… 154 more words

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Reporter: Fattah Juror Says He Was Dismissed For Resisting Conviction

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Reporter Ralph Cipriano interviewed the juror dismissed from the corruption case against former Congressman Chaka Fattah, who says the verdict should have been a hung jury but the rest of the jurors had him removed because he was the only dissenting vote. 419 more words

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Political Scandals Linger As Philly Readies For DNC

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned. 705 more words

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Republican Candidate For Vacant Fattah Seat Gets Unlikely Endorsement

by Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — History 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. 116 more words

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God’s Hate Speech

The biblical book of Proverbs says God hates six things, then adds a seventh and says he despises or loathes them all. Read about “God’s Hate Speech” … 472 more words

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Special Election Date Set For Vacant Fattah Seat

by Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania 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. 168 more words

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