Fattah posed for the NOH8 campaign in 2012.

The quick rise and slow fall of Chaka Fattah: A career that started with reform ends in corruption charges

This is the story of the rise and fall of a powerful Philadelphia politician, one so entrenched in the political fabric of the city that the first words from the mayor’s mouth after his indictment were concern for him and his family and not anger over alleged corrupt behavior.

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