In the historic election of 2006, voters entrusted a new majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. With their votes, the American people asked for change. They cast their ballots in favor of a New Direction.
The week between Christmas and New Year’s follows no particular routine. People take the week off to spend time with family or travel on a winter vacation. Workers take vacation time now because, if they don’t use their earned leave, they will lose it. Schools are closed at every level, […]
The Falls Church Episcopal Church is now front page news all over the world for its vote, announced Sunday, to formally defect from the Episcopal denomination. But the 10,500 folks in the tiny City of Falls Church have had the Falls Church Episcopal — with its membership drawn from the […]
Transportation funding depends on 7 Northern Virginians
The Iraq Study Group (ISG) released its long-awaited report on Iraq two weeks ago, calling the situation, “grave and deteriorating.” As expected, the ISG’s recommendations contrasted dramatically with the views of the President and his administration.
In childhood, a parental warning at this time of year was the threat of a lump of coal in your Christmas stocking if you didn’t behave. Now that most furnaces are gas, oil, or electric, there probably are fewer people who would still recognize a lump of coal, but it’s […]
Few people in Falls Church, including many who attend the Falls Church Episcopal here, fathom how bad what the church’s leadership is asking its members to vote for this week really is. Balloting of the 2,800 church members will continue through services this Sunday, and it is expected that the […]
I finally got around to reading our Senator-elect’s novel Fields of Fire this week. To put it into a nutshell, it is a fine book, and you should put it on your holiday reading list.
Now is the time for all good legislators to meet with their constituents, and constituent groups, and organizations, and County Boards and City Councils, and School Boards and advocates to get ready for the General Assembly.
Congressman Moran’s Top Five Events in ‘06