Rep. Moran: Members Can't Afford to Live Decently in DC, are 'underpaid'

Hannah Hess Roll Call 4/3/2014

Despite what constituents outside of Washington might think, members of Congress are underpaid, a House Legislative Branch appropriator suggested Thursday.

Virginia Democrat James P. Moran said he plans to highlight the injustice by introducing an amendment to the Legislative Branch bill during its full committee markup, and at floor consideration […]

NJ Mother Pressured to Turn Over Her Guns, Charged With ‘Terroristic Threats’ After Reading the Constitution at Tax Dispute Assembly

“If quoting the Constitution makes me a terrorist, we are in Hitler’s America.”

 

Erica Ritz The Blaze 3/12/2013

​Key Points:

Eileen Hart objected to a state re-evaluation of her property value that would drastically increase her tax rates She read the Constitution at a tax dispute forum and called one […]

On First Day, Democrats Propose Eight Anti-Gun Bills

Ben Shapiro Breitbart.com Big Government 4 Jan 2013

With the left looking for its next big cause, Congressional Democrats have latched onto the Sandy Hook massacre as an opportunity to push gun control. Yesterday alone, eight new bills were introduced relating to gun control. Two conservative bills were introduced relating to ending “gun free zones” […]

Rep. Moran, whose son assaulted girlfriend, a strong supporter of renewing Violence Against Women Act

Paul Conner The Daily Caller 12/12/2012

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran, whose son pleaded guilty Wednesday to assaulting his girlfriend, has for months expressed support for renewing the federal government’s Violence Against Women Act.

Moran issued a lengthy statement in support of reauthorizing the law on May 16, the same day House Republicans brought their […]

O'Keefe's Project Veritas exposes more voter fraud--this time in Virginia

Twitchy 10/24/2012

…O’Keefe has released a damning video showing voter fraud within the campaign of a sitting congressman, Jim Moran of Virginia.

Moran’s salaried field director, who happens to be his son Pat, was caught on tape discussing how to commit fraud with an undercover Project Veritas reporter. The reporter tells Moran he is looking […]

Friday night news dump: Murtha cleared of Congressional ethics charges

By: MARK HEMINGWAY Washington Examiner 12/19/09

While everyone is understandably obsessed with whether or not the Senate will pass this monstrosity of a health care bill, Congress decided they wouldn’t find a better time to announce this news:

Ethics Office Closes Inquiry Into Murtha, Dicks and Moran

The Office of Congressional Ethics has closed […]