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Local Commentary

Jim Moran

This week, the House is planning to vote on legislation that would finally withdraw our troops from Iraq. The “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act” sets a date for redeploying our troops to begin March 1, 2008, and be completed by August 31, 2008.

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War.  Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy.  The escalation […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

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.

Local Commentary

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of the Gulf Coast, I joined a group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to tour the region. Our objective was to survey the rebuilding efforts and hear from local residents about the problems they’ve been experiencing in the past […]