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March 15, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.) was forced out of his party leadership post after a furor over his remarks about the role of American Jews in a possible war with Iraq. Moran stepped down from his position as regional whip at the insistence of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco). In a statement, Pelosi said she spoke to Moran and he agreed to give up his post. Moran's office said the decision was mutual.
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March 15, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.) was forced out of his party leadership post after a furor over his remarks about the role of American Jews in a possible war with Iraq. Moran stepped down from his position as regional whip at the insistence of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco). In a statement, Pelosi said she spoke to Moran and he agreed to give up his post. Moran's office said the decision was mutual.
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NATIONAL
September 12, 2001 | Matea Gold and Maggie Farley, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories. A third airliner, a Boeing 757, flattened one of the Pentagon's five sides.
BOOKS
May 26, 1985
I am presently in the process of doing research for a book (and a newsletter, if the demand is there) on older men who have been forced, by harassment or whatever, into early retirement. I would appreciate hearing from any of these gentlemen, or their lawyers or family members, regarding their experiences. JAMES P. MORAN Palm Springs
NATIONAL
March 13, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
The Army fired 11 soldiers in January for violating the military's policy that gay service members must keep their sexuality hidden, said Rep. James P. Moran, a Democrat from Virginia. Moran said he had requested monthly updates from the Pentagon on the effects of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. "How many more good soldiers are we willing to lose due to a bad policy that makes us less safe and secure?" asked Moran, a member of the House panel that oversees military spending.
NEWS
March 29, 1989
Mayor James P. Moran said Alexandria, Va., will begin evicting suspected drug dealers from public housing now that the city has become the first in the country to be exempted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's grievance procedures. Moran said the city would pursue evictions in cases where they have evidence of criminal activity either being committed or condoned by the leaseholder.
NEWS
July 19, 2001 | From Associated Press
The House voted Wednesday to back Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft's plan to shorten to one day the time the government keeps background-check records of gun buyers, delivering a setback to gun control advocates. In the year's first major vote on the volatile issue of guns, lawmakers voted, 268 to 161, to reject a measure by Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.) that would have required the FBI to keep the records for at least the 90 days currently mandated.
NEWS
February 5, 1998 | Reuters
Both houses of Congress voted Wednesday to rename Washington's National Airport after Ronald Reagan, two days before the former president's 87th birthday. "This is a gesture of thanks from a grateful nation and a grateful Senate," Sen. Paul Coverdell (R-Ga.) said after the Senate's 76-22 vote to change the name to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The House followed suit a few hours later, approving the name change on a largely partisan 240-186 vote.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1997 | JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a development expected to help pave the way for a beefed-up TV ratings system, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and three other lawmakers will announce today that they will support a three-year moratorium on legislation pertaining to ratings and TV content if the television industry and children's groups reach agreement on new guidelines.
WORLD
March 2, 2007 | From the Associated Press
House Democratic leaders have coalesced around legislation that would require troops to come home from Iraq within six months if that country's leaders failed to meet promises to help reduce violence there, party officials said Thursday. The plan would retain a Democratic proposal prohibiting the deployment to Iraq of troops with insufficient rest or training or who already have served there for more than a year.
NEWS
October 23, 2012 | By Joseph Tanfani
WASHINGTON - Three Democratic Virginia congressmen are requesting a Justice Department investigation of a Republican Party voter registration operation that has spawned an arrest in Virginia and fraud allegations in other states. In a letter, the lawmakers urged Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to investigate whether there was a “broader conspiracy” of fraud stretching across several states.  “The number of allegations in a multitude of locations would seem to suggest something more than the isolated acts of 'a few bad apples,' " Reps.
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