On Thursday January 11,2017  A federal appelllate court denied former U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah’s request to remain free during the process to appeal his recent corruption related conviction. According to reports, “…Minutes after the denial, a  group of Fattahs supporters sent a letter to the White House requesting a Presidential Pardon”just as he gets one step closer to prison….click hete to read more from >>>Philly