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Dwight Evans sworn in to represent Philly-based 2nd District in U.S. House

November 15, 2016 GMT

By Jonathan Tamari, WASHINGTON BUREAU

WASHINGTON - Longtime State Rep. Dwight Evans was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday night, capping a drastic political turnaround for the Philadelphia Democrat.

Evans, 62, replaced former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, who was convicted on corruption charges earlier this year and resigned.

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