October 3, 2016

Ex-congressman's sentencing on hold amid bribery appeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The sentencing of a longtime Pennsylvania congressman is on hold this week while his lawyers appeal his bribery conviction in the wake of a pivotal Supreme Court ruling.

Lawyers for former Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia say the high court narrowed the definition of bribery in ...

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