Fattah, from public office to guilty verdict — an interactive timeline

    Rep. Chaka Fattah

    Rep. Chaka Fattah

    We look at a few of the milestones of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah’s career, from his first elected office to being found guilty on all federal charges.

    U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah was found guilty on all charges relating to a federal racketeering case on Tuesday afternoon.

    For nearly 11 months, the Philadelphia congressman has insisted he’s innocent of corruption charges and predicted his exoneration.

    In a statement released shortly after the verdict was handed down, Fattah said, “Today’s decision notwithstanding, it has been my privilege to serve the constituents of the Second Congressional District for over 20 years.”

    It’s been a long road.

    So we took some time to lay out a few of the milestones of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah’s career, from his first elected office in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1983, to being found guilty on all federal charges Tuesday in Philadelphia.

    Read up on the details of Fattah’s trial here.

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