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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: James P. Moran Jr.

Kaine tells enthusiastic Virginia Democrats he needs more time

Hundreds of Democrats from across Virginia descended on the capital city Saturday night to raise money for the state party, catch up with longtime friends and, of course, speculate about who might run for U.S. Senate next year. The state party's biggest fundraiser of the year turned into a guessing game as activists contemplated who among their party might run to replace U.S. Sen. Jim Webb in one of the most-closely watched Senate races of 2012. Timothy M. Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, former Virginia governor and possible candidate, was greeted by enthusiastic crowds of activists in his hometown by those wanting him to run. Numerous party leaders, including U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and the state's congressmen, urged him from the stage to jump into the race. But after consulting with President Obama and being encouraged to run by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, both of...

By Anita Kumar and Rosalind S. Helderman  | February 19, 2011; 9:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, George F. Allen, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell, Rosalind Helderman, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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House backs amendment blocking EPA's Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan

The House is expected to vote as early as Friday on a measure that would delay the Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, sparking debate between agricultural and environmental groups and splitting the Virginia congressional delegation in the process.

By Ben Pershing  | February 18, 2011; 1:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, James P. Moran Jr., Robert Goodlatte  
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Nye, Perriello to reappear at Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson dinner

Defeated congressmen Glenn Nye and Tom Perriello will join their former collegues Reps. Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran and Bobby Scott at the Virginia Democrats' annual black-tie Jefferson-Jackson dinner later this month.

By Anita Kumar  | February 7, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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Patrick Murray 'leaning toward' a rematch with Moran in 2012

Retired Army Col. Patrick Murray (R) says he is "leaning toward" challenging Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) next year, setting up a potential repeat of their 2010 contest that Moran won handily.

By Ben Pershing  | February 2, 2011; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, James P. Moran Jr.  
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Moran: GOP won in 2010 because 'a lot of people' don't want black president

Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) is once again drawing attention for making controversial comments to the press, after the told the Arab television network Alhurra that the GOP won in November because many Americans don't want a black president.

By Ben Pershing  | January 27, 2011; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (196)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, James P. Moran Jr.  
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Area members get in on the bipartisan seating act for State of the Union

The bipartisanship bug has infected the Washington-area congressional delegation, as local lawmakers are scrambling to find seatmates from across the aisle for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

By Ben Pershing  | January 25, 2011; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Eric Cantor, Frank R. Wolf, Gerald E. Connolly, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Moran's BRAC-133 parking plan trimmed, Washington Post Editors , December 21, 2010
Va. Democrats split on tax vote, Ben Pershing , December 2, 2010
Defense Department to investigate Mark Center move, Washington Post Editors , November 17, 2010
Gore coming to Reston to raise cash for Moran, Ben Pershing , September 20, 2010
McCain to raise cash for Moran challenger, Ben Pershing , September 17, 2010
Defense relocation still needs $406 million, Derek Kravitz , July 20, 2010
Obey retirement boosts Moran's clout, Ben Pershing , May 5, 2010
Ethics investigation into Moran closes, Amy Gardner , December 18, 2009
Alexandria store serves as backdrop for Obama round table, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 15, 2009
Moran Advises Deeds: Give People a Reason to Vote for You, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 5, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 5, 2009
Obama in Annandale, Deeds in Hampton Roads, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 1, 2009
Moran Bags It--For a Good Cause, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 30, 2009
Big Checks Escape Deeds, Moran, Tim Craig , January 16, 2009
Capitol Square's Thanksgiving Tradition, Anita Kumar , November 26, 2008
Financial Bailout Splits Va Delegation, Anita Kumar , September 29, 2008
Did You Vote Today?, washingtonpost.com editors , June 10, 2008
Turnout Worse Than Expected on Primary Day, Amy Gardner , June 10, 2008
Live Q&A With U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, Washington Post Editors , May 19, 2008
Winners & Losers from JJ Dinner, Tim Craig , February 11, 2008
U.S. House Members Stop by Virginia House, Anita Kumar , February 4, 2008
Virginia Notebook: The 2009 Governor's Race, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Virginia Notebook: Election Answers, Tim Craig , November 14, 2007
Moran and the Jews, Cont., Steve Fehr , November 13, 2007
Jewish Groups Blast Moran Again, Steve Fehr , September 15, 2007
 
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