Jim Moran's file:
Moran

Democrat from Virginia

Rep. Jim Moran, D-8th, was first elected in 1990 to represent a district covering Falls Church, Alexandria, Arlington County and part of Fairfax County. He serves on the Appropriations Committee and is the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, as well as serving on the Defense Subcommittee. Moran previously served as the mayor of Alexandria from 1985 to 1990. Moran was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He graduated from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass., in 1967, and received a master of public administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 1970.

Recent statements involving Jim Moran

The growth in health care costs "has been reined in through the Affordable Care Act."

Says Virginia, Florida and Georgia are the three states that are the principal source for gun trafficking.

Says budget savings by reducing pay and benefits for federal employees total $103 billion over 10 years -- more than $50,000 per worker.

"According to ATF data, 70 percent of firearms recovered and traced in drug cartel crimes in Mexico originated from the United States."

"And the revenue generated by drilling off Virginia’s coast? $40 million over 10 years."

Recent stories featuring Jim Moran

Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence:

The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.

Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence:

The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.

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