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Chaka Fattah

Personal data
Date of birthNovember 21, 1956(age 58)
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Birth nameArthur Davenport
Political partyDemocratic
Spousei) Michelle Fattah
ii) Renee Chenault-Fattah
ChildrenFrances Fattah
Cameron Fattah
Chandler Fattah
Chaka Fattah Jr.
ResidencePhiladelphia
Alma materCommunity College of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania
OccupationLegislator
ReligionBaptist
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 2nd district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1995
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byLucien Blackwell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 7th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1989 - August 31, 1994
Succeeded byVincent Hughes
Preceded byFreeman Hankins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 192nd district
In officeJanuary 4, 1983 - November 30, 1988
Succeeded byLouise Bishop
Preceded byNick Pucciarelli

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Chaka Fattah (born Arthur Davenport on November 21, 1956) is the U.S. representative for , serving since 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the Pennsylvania Senate and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

The district includes North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, and a small part of Northeast Philadelphia and Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County.

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Chaka Fattah has done a lot of good things for our city as a Congressman, but he believes he can do even more for Philadelphia as Mayor. He doesn't just want...
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Democratic Appropriator Offers Revenue Plan to "Perfect" Republican Budget and ... - PR Newswire (press release) Tweet this news
PR Newswire (press release)--WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman -Chaka Fattah- (D-PA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, has asked the House Rules Committee to include his legislation to end America's debt - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 14:33:15 GMT+00:00
Rep. Fattah Cites Good News for Jobs, Manufacturing in Philadelphia and the Nation - PR Newswire (press release) Tweet this news
PR Newswire (press release)--WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman -Chaka Fattah- (D-PA), a leading advocate on the House Appropriations Committee for innovation in American manufacturing, hailed today's brightening employm - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 17:14:42 GMT+00:00
Congressman Fattah Challenges Republicans: Support a Real Debt Free America Plan - PR Newswire (press release) Tweet this news
PR Newswire (press release)--WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman -Chaka Fattah- (D-PA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee and author of HR, 1125, the Debt Free America Act, issues the following statement on House - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 20:47:43 GMT+00:00
Democratic Appropriator Offers Revenue Plan to "Perfect" Republican Budget and ... - Sacramento Bee Tweet this news
Sacramento Bee--WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman -Chaka Fattah- (D-PA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, has asked the House Rules Committee to include his legislation to end ... - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:30:47 GMT+00:00
A Look Back at a Prayer Breakfast at the Lutheran Theological Seminary - Patch.com Tweet this news
Patch.com--The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia hosted a prayer breakfast April 8, and a variety of religious leaders and political officialsamong them Mayor Michael Nutter and US Rep. -Chaka Fattah-attended. ... - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 10:51:29 GMT+00:00
Nutter makes campaign announcement with Eighth District candidate - Newsworks.org (blog) Tweet this news
Newsworks.org (blog)--Vincent Hughes and Rep. -Chaka Fattah- will be at Wired Beans Cafe with Bass at 10 am, for what's speculated to be an endorsement of her candidacy. After the event, Bass and Nutter will go door to door in the district to discuss - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:25:40 GMT+00:00
Stopgap budget approved - GoErie.com Tweet this news
GoErie.com--Voting no: Robert Brady, D-1; -Chaka Fattah-, D-2; Mark Critz, D-12; Allyson Schwartz, D-13; Mike Doyle, D-14. On a vote of 236-187, the House on Thursday blocked a bid by Democrats to bring an alternative to HR 1363 (above) to a vote. ... - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:40:05 GMT+00:00
Northwest Fund Announces Grant Recipients; Will Give Out a Total of $300000 - Patch.com Tweet this news
Patch.com---Chaka Fattah- allowed the organization to receive the $300000. The Northwest Fund will have an award ceremony in the near future to celebrate the organizations that received grants and hopes Fattah will attend. In the meantime, it has created - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 03:46:52 GMT+00:00
Penn. Democrat pushes nuclear energy - OneNewsNow Tweet this news
OneNewsNow--Nuclear power plants are drawing support -- in spite of events in Japan -- from nine-term Democratic Congressman -Chaka Fattah- (Pennsylvania). Fattah is a member of the key House Energy Subcommittee, describing himself as a strong proponent o - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 09:08:30 GMT+00:00
Fattah to Republicans: It's About the Economy... - Sacramento Bee Tweet this news
Sacramento Bee--"The fate of almost a million government employees, the fragile yet rebounding economy and the well-being of 300 million Americans who count on government services must not be held hostage by Republicans who ... - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 22:35:33 GMT+00:00

United States House of Representatives
Pennsylvania State Senate
Preceded by
Freeman Hankins
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 7th District
1989-1994
Succeeded by
Vincent Hughes
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Preceded by
Nick Pucciarelli
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 192nd District
1983-1988
Succeeded by
Louise Bishop
United States order of precedence
Preceded by
Mike Doyle
D-Pennsylvania
United States Representatives by seniority
100th
Succeeded by
Rodney Frelinghuysen
R-New Jersey



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