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Chaka Fattah

Chaka FattahBorn: 21-Nov-1956
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Pennsylvania 2nd

Long-time Congressman from Pennsylvania, and a key supporter of neuroscience research. Indicted 29 July 2015 on 27 counts of corruption. His response: "I've never been involved in any wrongdoing, and unlawful activity, or any misappropriations of federal funds."

Father: David Fattah
Mother: Sister Falaka Fattah
Brother: (four brothers)
Wife: Renee Yvette Chenault (m. 7-Apr-2001)
Daughter: Frances
Son: Chaka Jr. ("Chip")
Daughter: Cameron (stepdaughter)
Daughter: Chandler Faith (b. 27-Sep-2003, by Renee)

    High School: Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, PA
    University: Community College of Philadelphia (1976, no degree)
    University: University of Pennsylvania (no degree)
    University: MA Government, University of Pennsylvania (1986)
    University: Harvard University

    US Congressman, Pennsylvania 2nd (1995-)
    Pennsylvania State Senate (1988-94)
    Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1982-88)
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Bribery (multiple counts; indicted 29-Jul-2015)
    Money Laundering (multiple counts; indicted 29-Jul-2015)
    Wire Fraud (multiple counts; indicted 29-Jul-2015)

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