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About the Office of the Clerk

June 23, 2016


Washington, D.C. -- The Washington, D.C., office and the district office of former Representative Chaka Fattah continue to serve the people of the Second Congressional District of Pennsylvania under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Fattah resigned from Congress effective June 23, 2016.

Staff members of Representative Fattah remain on the House payroll under the supervision of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government, to provide general status information on pending legislation, and to offer other general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is Karen L. Haas.

The Washington, D.C., office and the Pennsylvania district office are presently open on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House Rules, the Clerk manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority, which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected to fill the vacant seat. This is the fifth vacancy to occur during the 114th Congress. Eleven vacancies occurred in the 113th Congress.

The Washington office is located in 2301 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-4001. Mail addressed to the Office of the Second Congressional District of Pennsylvania will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.

The district offices are located at 2401 N. 54th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131.

Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk:
(202) 225-7000.

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Offices of the Second Congressional District of Pennsylvania to Remain Open to Serve and Assist Constituents

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Contact Information

Mailing Address
U.S. Capitol, Room H154
Washington, DC 20515-6601

Telephone Number
(202) 225-7000

Office Hours
9:00 AM–6:00 PM

Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601 | (202) 225-7000

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