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Jim Moran

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  • A new era of testing [Commentary]

    A new era of testing [Commentary]
    Staffers passing by a room in the U.S. House of Representatives office building earlier this month did double takes. Whom they saw inside were no ordinary Capitol Hill briefing attendees: rats, mice, guinea pigs and rabbits. The presence of these...
  • Rep. Moran can't retire fast enough [Letter]

    When U.S. Rep. James Moran Jr., a Virginia Democrat, announced in January that he would not seek re-election to Congress, I (along with every other sensible Democrat) breathed a sigh of relief. Only a podiatrist or a contortionist could admire Mr....
  • Protect the Endangered Species Act [Letter]

    Forty years ago this month, Congress passed the Endangered Species Act; astute, visionary legislation that's served as our nation's lifeline for plants, fish, and wildlife on the brink of extinction. The act has since become one of the strongest and...
  • Laurel federal employee was one block from gun shots at Capitol

    Laurel federal employee was one block from gun shots at Capitol
    UPDATE: Laurel resident Clayton Cooper Jr., a federal employee parked on Capitol Hill to demonstrate against the shutdown, said he was a block away from where shots were fired Thursday afternoon. Cooper, who was parked at 3rd and Jefferson streets, said...
  • Protesting furloughed employee from Laurel passes the torch

    Protesting furloughed employee from Laurel passes the torch
    When Laurel resident Clayton Cooper Jr. found out he would be furloughed as part of the federal government shutdown, he decided he wouldn't spend his new-found free time at home. "I can't go to work, I'm not going to stay at home, so I'm packing up...
  • Marylander sponsors bill to block DC pot decriminalization

    WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation's capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill. Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill in March that decriminalizes possession of...
  • FAA, developers clash over tall buildings

    FAA, developers clash over tall buildings
    The government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of potentially thousands of buildings near airports around the country — a proposal that is drawing fire from real estate developers, local officials and members of Congress who say it...
  • Pamunkey Indian Tribe in King William County earns preliminary federal recognition

    Pamunkey Indian Tribe in King William County earns preliminary federal recognition
    KING WILLIAM – A new chapter in the centuries-long history of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe has begun. Tribal officials learned Friday that the Pamunkey will soon join the 566 other tribal nations across the country that are recognized by the...
  • Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress

    Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress
    When the Air Force looked for ways to save money last year to deal with declining budgets, officials decided to halt work on a high-flying, long-endurance spy drone built in Palmdale by defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. At a cost of $35,000 per...
  • GOP shutdown meme: Democrats hate people

    GOP shutdown meme: Democrats hate people
    Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda. As...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Local congressman introduces new bill to stop the sale of animal cruelty videos

     
    When the Supreme Court struck down, on free-speech grounds, a law making it a federal crime to sell videos depicting animal cruelty, Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley) had more than a passing interest. He wrote the law. On Wednesday, Gallegly......