Chaka Fattah

Chaka Fattah is an American politician and convicted felon who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House for from 1995 to 2016. The district included portions of North Philadelphia, South Philadelphia, and West Philadelphia along with Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County. He previously served in the Pennsylvania Senate and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chaka Fattah has 293 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 House Proceeding. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 14,045 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (9), Eddie Bernice Johnson (6), Donald M. Payne (5). Most common tags: African Americans, Federal Budget, Democratic National Convention.

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U.S. Representative, D-PA 2nd January 3, 1995 - June 24, 2016 Videos: 293

Recent Appearances

  • National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request

    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies held a hearing on the National…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed the Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 that bill would require the Treasury Department…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a bill dealing with lawsuits against the federal government that could result in new regulations and…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House voted 316-113 to pass the omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government until September 30, 2016.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a measure that permanently extends several tax provisions set to expire at the end of 2015. Members also…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The Senate approved by a 266-167 vote a two-year, $80 billion budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling.

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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  • No Committees


    • Voting Record: NAN%
    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

Floor Activity

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