While on the Alexandria (Va.) city council, he was charged with casting a vote that helped a developer friend win a bid for a lucrative plot of public land. A special prosecutor concluded that Moran had violated the state’s conflict-of-interest law. He sobbed as he pleaded no contest to a felony charge of vote-peddling.
Yes, when his former wife filed divorce papers because he smacked her around one night, he turned around and blamed the dissolution of the marriage (and, by extension, the argument that precipitated the domestic abuse) on her.
With Virginia congressman Jim Moran’s recent complaints that Jews are pushing America into war with Iraq, House Democrats appear to have found their replacement for their previous King of Controversy, Jim Traficant (who is currently serving an eight-year prison term for bribery, racketeering, and income-tax evasion).
Democrat, Liberal, Hate, Character, Racism, Brilliance, Tolerance, Stereotyping, Bigotry
Appearing on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show this evening, the Dem Congressman from Virginia declared that "older white guys" were "the most insecure component of our society." Added Moran, possibly alluding to the difficulties in adopting additional gun control measures, "we're much the problem with these kind of things."
Democrat, Crime, Violence, Character, Assault, Convict
The son of Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran pleaded guilty Wednesday to simple assault after a drunken fight with his girlfriend this month outside a Columbia Heights bar put her in the hospital. Hofmann was bleeding from her nose, and her right eye was "extremely swollen," the report said. A medical technician on the scene said that Hofmann's nose looked broken and noted to officers that her eye socket was potentially fractured. Hofmann was taken to Howard University Hospital.
Local police in Arlington, Va., have opened a criminal investigation after a secretly recorded video showed the son of a Democratic congressman apparently advising someone who claimed to be looking for ways to commit voter fraud. In a brief statement, the Arlington County police department and attorney's office said they were "aware" of the video "allegedly depicting" Patrick Moran, son of Virginia Rep. Jim Moran, "assisting another to vote illegally."
Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut says that “The comments made by Jim Moran recently were deeply offensive and morally wrong. Such sentiments are inconsistent with the ideals of tolerance and diversity upon which our nation was founded. Comments like these have no place in our public discourse.”
Democrat, Crime, Election, Character, Fraud, Law
Project Veritas released video today that exposes Representative Jim Moran’s Field Director and son, Patrick Moran, conspiring to commit election fraud.
Patrick Moran tells undercover reporter to “forge” utility bills to vote. When approached by an undercover investigator for advice on how to steal the votes of more than 100 people, Moran advised falsifying documents to satisfy Virginia’s new voter ID law. He said, “Bank statement obviously would be tough, but they can fake a utility bill with ease.” Moran went on to clarify that, “You’d have to forge it.”
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Assault
In 1998, amidst revelations about the president’s infidelities, Moran reportedly told the First Lady that if he were her brother, he would have punched President Clinton in the nose.
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Assault
In 1995, Moran had to apologize after shoving Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, California Republican, out of the House floor into a cloakroom.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Crime, Violence, Character, Degeneracy, Corruption, Assault, Convict
In June 1999, Mary Moran (née Craig) called Alexandria Police claiming that her husband had hit her. Her husband was, of course, Congressman and former mayor of Alexandria (1985-1990) Jim Moran. Notably, Moran ran for mayor after 2 years as Vice Mayor — a position he was forced to resign as part of a plea deal on bribery charges...