Joe Morrissey's file:

Democrat from Virginia

Joe Morrissey, D-74th District, represents Charles City County, parts of Richmond, eastern Henrico County, and the city of Hopewell in the Virginia House of Delegates. He first took office in 2008. He was the Commonwealth's Attorney for Richmond in 1989 to 1993. Morrissey, an attorney, was disbarred in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in 2001 due to unethical and inappropriate behaviour. His license was revoked by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board in 2003. He was reinstated to the bar in 2011, but is ineligible to practice in federal court. Morrissey received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Virginia in 1979 and a law degree from Georgetown University Law School in 1982.

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The military has spent $500 million enforcing the "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy regarding gays and lesbians in the military. 

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