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Chaka Fattah Jr. files federal lawsuit for $10 million

Chaka Fattah Jr. says he lost his home and his reputation when federal agents raided his Center City condo two years ago, now he's suing for $10 million.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Fattah Announces Funding for Philadelphia's Enterprise Center

The grant will help support The Enterprise Center's efforts to offer strategic consulting and other support services to eligible minority businesses throughout "For the last 25 years, The Enterprise Center has been a bedrock of our community, helping to launch, grow, and support minority entrepreneurs and startup businesses in .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

MarketWatch

Inequality may encourage vote for Democrats

A new analysis of congressional district demographics lets the "Gini" out of the bottle, so to speak, and attempts to explain why Democrats are harping on income inequality.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican

Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Fattah to Address American Educational Research Association's...

Congressman Fattah serves as the Senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science, where he has championed efforts to increase higher education access and opportunities, and expand federal funding for science, research, and innovation.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Penn State

Navy Yard center changes name to Consortium for Building Energy Innovation

The Energy Efficient Buildings Hub has a new name - the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation .

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The Huffington Post

Democratic Congressman Mocks GOP Mistrust Of Obama With Birther Joke

Rep. Chaka Fattah made a birther joke on Friday after a Republican colleague suggested that a lack of trust in the Obama administration was preventing the GOP-controlled House from passing immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, John Carter, Republican, Frank Wolf

Wed Apr 02, 2014

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Fattah to be Recognized as a Champion for Disconnected Youth by the National Urban League

Fattah will be presented with the Urban League's Congressional Leadership Award for Championing Access to Vital Resources for Disconnected Youth during the organization's 11th Annual Legislative Policy Conference in "It is an honor to be recognized for this work, but more importantly to have a longstanding partner in the National Urban League whose ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Philadelphia Public Record

Cawley Wins Washington Will Too

Last week was the 8th anniversary of the loss of Sergeant "Gunny" LE CLAIRE, Jr. who was killed while delivering a warrant.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

U.S. support for Ukraine. Voting 399-19, the House on Thursday passed a bipartisan bill authorizing $70 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine, including $50 million to strengthen its civil institutions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Fitzpatrick, Representative Charles Dent, Robert Brady, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Making sure FBI can pay its bills

In Philadelphia, a congressman's son pursued by the FBI sued the agency for just under $10 million in damages to his personal and professional reputation.

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Washington Times

Lawmakers worry China will top U.S. in scientific research

As budget constraints limit how much federal funding can go to research and development, members of Congress said Thursday they worried America is losing its edge versus the rest of the world - and China in particular.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Representative Andy Harris, Democrat, Adam Schiff

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Business Journal

Exclusive: Chaka Fattah Jr. expands government lawsuit, claims feds endangered his safety

Chaka Fattah Jr. added an amendment to a lawsuit he filed last week against the Internal Revenue Service.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Philly.com

Rep. Fattah's son sues the IRS

Chaka Fattah Jr., the son of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah , is suing the Internal Revenue Service, seeking nearly $1 million in damages for what he says were violations of IRS rules that damaged his reputation and crippled his earning power during an investigation into allegedly unpaid taxes.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

NatureNews

Brain-mapping projects to join forces

The US brain-research programme aims to create tools to image and control brain activity, while its European counterpart hopes to create a working computational model of the organ.

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Fattah Pushes Global Neuroscience Efforts to Australia, UK Audiences

On Monday, Congressman Fattah addressed policymakers and researchers in the during a roundtable on dementia.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

Phillymag.com

Stars for Stroke Gala and Silent Auction

The 18th Annual Stars for Stroke Gala and Silent Auction to benefit the Delaware Valley Stroke Council was held Saturday evening, March 15th, in the ballroom of the Society Hill Sheraton.

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