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King Chaka to Move to 11th on Approps

King Chaka to Move to 11th on Approps

The power committee. At 56, Chaka Fattah is a baby… on House Appropriations. The next youngest person will be 64 at the end of 2013. With the resignation of Jesse Jackson, Jr. the gentleman from Philly becomes the most senior Black member of House Appropriations. Fattah is not the most publicity seeking member of the CBC. You won’t see any shameless Sheila Jackson Lee-style publicity stunts. But pay close attention to his next Morning Joe appearance The ages listed is as of the end of 2013.

1. Kaptur, 67
2. Visclosky, 64
3. Lowey, 76
4. Serrano, 70
5. DeLauro, 70
6. Moran, 68
7. Pastor, 70
8. Price, 73
9. Roybal-Allard, 72
10. Farr, 71
11. JJJr, 48
11. CHAKA FATTAH, 56
12. SANFORD BISHOP, 66
13. BARBARA LEE, 67