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Chaka FattahUnited States Representative
Chaka is serving in his 9th term in the U. S. House of Representatives. Before his election to United States Congress in 1994, he served six years as a Representative in the State House followed by six years as a State Senator.
In May of 1986, Chaka earned a Master’s degree in Governmental Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, Fels Center of Government.
He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including 10 honorary doctorates and the University of Pennsylvania’s Fel’s Center of Government Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Time Magazine named Chaka one of the 50 most promising leaders in the country.
In 1984 Chaka attended Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government where he received a certificate in the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.
Chaka is married to Renee’ Chenault-Fattah and they have four children. Mrs. Fattah is a lawyer and TV News Anchor. He and his family are long-time members of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA. An avid golfer, Chaka is also a bike enthusiast.
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