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  • Rep. James Moran, D-Va., right, goes over his schedule with press secretary Thomas Scanlon in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Moran, a Northern Virginia Democrat, ranking member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that he will not seek re-election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    EDITORIAL: Virginia's Moran laments 'underpaid' Congress

    Rep. James P. Moran is calling it quits after 12 terms, a tacit concession that Democrats won't win back the House in November.

  • ** FILE ** Democratic Congressman Jim Moran of Virginia speaks with President Obama at a townhall meeting. (Facebook, Rep. Jim Moran)

    Members of Congress are underpaid, can't live 'decently' in D.C.: Rep. Moran

    A retiring Democratic congressman from Virginia says federal lawmakers don't make enough money to get by in both Washington and back home.

  • FILE - This Dec. 16, 2011 file photo shows Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Veteran Democratic Moran is retiring from Congress. The 68-year Moran, a former mayor of Alexandria, Va., who was first elected in 1990, has been a staunch supporter of federal civilian employees who have a heavy presence in his district.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Moran retirement adds to Northern Virginia's loss of clout on Capitol Hill

    Northern Virginia faces a major loss of clout on Capitol Hill as Democratic Rep. James P. Moran Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he will join GOP Rep. Frank R. Wolf in heading for the exits after this term.

  • **FILE** Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat

    Rep. Moran’s son caught on tape, quits staff

    U.S. Rep. James P. Moran's son Patrick resigned from his father's campaign after being caught on camera earlier this month appearing to give advice on how to commit voter fraud to a conservative video journalist.

  • House votes to boycott Russians arming Syria

    The House lashed out at Russia for its unwavering support for Syria, voting Thursday to stop the Pentagon from doing business with a Russian company that has armed Bashar Assad's regime.

  • "I don't think that it is going to go smoothly," Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat, said Tuesday of negotiations on extending the payroll-tax cut. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Partisan acrimony looms over talks on payroll-tax cut

    Congress will begin its work in 2012 right where it left off in 2011 — locked in a partisan, bicameral struggle to hammer out an extension of the expiring payroll-tax holiday.

  • Illustration: Animal rights by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    STENHOLM: Wrong approach to animal rights

    Earlier this month, Rep. James P. Moran united with a retired game-show host and a foreign-based animal rights group to introduce legislation that, if passed, would mean not just the end of our cotton-candy memories of the three-ring circus but also the elimination of hundreds of jobs in Mr. Moran's district and thousands more jobs around the country in numerous cities and states. This unnecessary and misguided legislation is being pushed in the name of an extreme animal rights agenda at the expense of jobs all over this country.

  • **FILE** Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat

    New bill to target treatment of circus animals in traveling shows

    Lions, tigers and elephants — staples of the American circus for more than a century — would be banned from the big top under new legislation proposed by House Democrats.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Moran's questionable CAIR decision

    I recently called the office of Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat, to express my extreme concern that he was scheduled to give the keynote address at the 17th Annual Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Conference in Crystal City, which was held Saturday night.

  • SIMMONS: House does a disservice to those in the service

    Honoring service and sacrifice, freedom and liberty, the living and the dead. Those are the cornerstones of Memorial Day.

"We have determined that federal law does not give the county an opportunity to challenge that environmental assessment at this time," said Fairfax County Supervisor Jeffrey C. McKay.

    Fairfax County won't sue to stop BRAC relocation

    Fairfax County officials say they won't sue the Defense Department over the relocation of thousands of workers from Arlington to Alexandria, despite a report that showed the Army misled lawmakers about potential traffic gridlock around the new offices.

  • Legal fight eyed over BRAC I-395 plan

    A Northern Virginia congressman is asking local jurisdictions to prevent a "looming traffic nightmare" by taking legal action against a planned relocation of 6,400 defense workers.

  • Moran missed Murray's service record

    I am enraged by Rep. James P. Moran's comment on the service record of his opponent, retired U.S. Army Col. Patrick Murray, in Virginia's 8th Congressional District race.

  • **FILE** Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat

    Murray sees hope in long-shot effort to unseat Moran

    Northern Virginia Rep. James P. Moran is not expected to be one of the Democrats' many endangered candidates in November, but the campaign of GOP challenger Patrick Murray, a retired Army colonel and political neophyte, says it can see signs the race won't be the usual electoral cakewalk for the 10-term incumbent.

  • Congress debates sick-leave worth

    Sick leave. Is it a safety net — like fire or auto insurance — to be used only when needed? Or is it an earned benefit or multipurpose entitlement?

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