Chaka Fattah

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Dems Struggle to Find Untainted Rep for Appropiations Committee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will step down from his leadership position on the House Appropriations Committee after he, and four of his associates, were indicted this week on 29 counts of racketeering, fraud and conspiracy.

U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah attends the Launch of Virgin America's First Flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on the tarmac of Phildelphia International Airport on April 4, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dem. Rep. Chaka Fattah Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia alleges that Fattah and his associates borrowed $1 million and concealed the loan funds and repayment schemes in “sham contracts and made false entries in accounting records, tax returns and campaign finance disclosure statements.”

Sheila Jackson Lee: Fort Hood Shooting Was Not Workplace Violence

Sheila Jackson Lee: Fort Hood Shooting Was Not Workplace Violence

The House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing on Wednesday focusing on recent terrorist attacks on American soil. During the hearing, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) stated she did not believe the Fort Hood shooting should be classified as “workplace

Dem Rep. Admits Party Expects Votes in Exchange for Gov. Handouts

Dem Rep. Admits Party Expects Votes in Exchange for Gov. Handouts

When Democrats are actually honest with the American people, they usually say things they wish they hadn’t. Like the time Michelle Obama told a Wisconsin crowd in 2008 that she was “really proud of her country…for the first time in [her] adult

Dem Rep: Unemployed Will Vote For Obama To Keep Their Welfare

Dem Rep: Unemployed Will Vote For Obama To Keep Their Welfare

Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA): “Unemployment continues to drop and those people who are unemployed, they’re not going to be voting for the party who wants to cut their benefits — cut access to food stamps, cut job training.”