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Jim Moran

James Patrick 'Jim' Moran, Jr. is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1991. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in Northern Virginia and includes the cities of Falls Church and Alexandria, as well as a portion of Fairfax County and all of Arlington County.
Jim Moran was the mayor of Alexandria, Virginia for five years from 1985 to 1990, when he resigned to run for Congress. He defeated Republican incumbent Stanford Parris in the general election on November 6, 1990, and was sworn in the following January. Since then he has served ten consecutive terms as a member of the Congress. He is of Irish American descent and is the brother of former Virginia State Delegate and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Brian Moran who currently serves as Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Virginia, as well as the son of professional football player James Patrick Moran, Sr. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Amendment To Block DC's Marijuana Decriminalization Law Passes
2014-06-25
Virginia Democrat Jim Moran also spoke against the amendment, pointing out that publicly smoking marijuana can still be punished with jail time. He also noted that the law was passed to combat the racial disparity in marijuana possession arrests. "That ...
(DCist.com)
  1. Congress May to Step in and Crush Marijuana Decriminalization in DC
  2. Congress moves to block DC pot decriminalization

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US break-in highlights gun-carrying clergy
2014-06-17
Terra is expected to make a full recovery after being beaten so badly that authorities initially doubted he would survive the night. A 54-year-old homeless ex-convict named Gary Michael Moran has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder ...
(Mississauga)
  1. Pistol packin' priests?

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Arizona break-in highlights gun-possessing clergy
2014-06-17
Moran is being held on $1 million bond on suspicion of first-degree murder, burglary and armed robbery, among others charges in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and the beating of a second priest at a downtown Phoenix church. MARICOPA COUNTRY ...
(Belleville News Democrat)

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    Moran Weighs in on Cantor Primary Loss
    2014-06-11
    Jim Moran (D-Va.), speaking to ARLnow.com outside of Don Beyer's victory party in Alexandria, said he had just seen Cantor on the House floor earlier that day and was “shocked” that he was voted out of office, presumably by the same conservative voters ...
    (ARL now)
    1. Cantor's Out, Brat's In and Beat Him By a Full 11%!
    2. Will Virginia be biggest loser from Eric Cantor's defeat?
    3. The End Of Eric

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    In Northern Virginia, Democratic Contenders See Obama as Asset
    2014-06-09
    Jim Moran, whose departure after 12 terms drew a burst of local interest. At one time, 13 candidates had announced they were running. Virginia is one of six states holding primary elections or runoffs Tuesday. In South Carolina, the focus is on whether ...
    (Wall Street Journal)
    1. Voters in Virginia's 8th District vote Tuesday on Democratic nominee to ...
    2. 5 Things to know about the Virginia primaries
    3. VOTER'S GUIDE: Va. voters go to polls in 3 US House districts

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    7 Candidates Seek Moran's Seat; Primary Set for Tuesday
    2014-06-09
    Some Northern Virginians will head to the poll Tuesday morning to elect a replacement for Rep. Jim Moran, who represents Virginia's 8th Congressional District. Moran announced that he would not seek reelection earlier this year. The establishment ...
    (NBC4 Washington)
    1. No matter outcome of primary, Democrats prep 'unity dinner'

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    Beyer Is Favored to Win Tuesday's Dem Primary to Fill Moran's Shoes
    2014-06-05
    In a race that has been more an exhausting marathon, the relentless efforts of some of the region's most prominent Democrats to snatch and fill the shoes of retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Moran as the congressman from Virginia's 8th District have slogged into ...
    (Falls Church News Press)
    1. Ebbin, Levine chasing Beyer in Va. congressional race
    2. Letter: A Candidate for Progress
    3. 7-way race to succeed longtime Va. Rep. Moran

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    Clinton 'was very wary' of Bergdahl prisoner swap
    2014-06-04
    Jim Moran (D-Va.) said Clinton felt that members of the Haqqani network, who were holding Bergdahl captive, were “really bad guys.” “She was reluctant to enter into negotiations with them,” he said. Officials told CNN that Clinton favored stricter ...
    (New York Post)
    1. Hillary Clinton Deserts Obama On Bergdahl-Taliban Trade Despite Personal ...
    2. Hillary Clinton was skeptical of Taliban-Bergdahl swap
    3. Hillary said to be skeptical of Bergdahl deal

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    McCarthy touts flexibility for states in EPA carbon rules
    2014-06-03
    Jim Moran (D-Va.); Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune; League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski; and Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke. Top EPA officials including Deputy Administrator Bob ...
    (Midwest Energy News)
    1. Could climate rule spark shutdown fight?
    2. We're already halfway toward the EPA's new CO2 limits
    3. EPA's Gina McCarthy: The liberal Obama never became

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