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Local Commentary

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Congress revisited the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) law this week, reworking the landmark legislation which, for nearly 30 years, has helped prevent civil liberties abuses while allowing U.S. intelligence agencies the authority to monitor foreign communications and provide valuable intelligence to keep the U.S. one step ahead of its […]

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School News and Notes

Commended Students in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program McLean High School Each of the commended students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.4 million students who entered the 2008 competition by taking the 2006 Preliminary SAT/National Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The McLean High School students who […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

In the waning hours before August recess, Congress passed a change to the law governing the Bush Administration’s wiretapping program. This move, which I opposed, came only after the President chose politics over policy, negating a carefully negotiated deal between Republicans and Democrats in exchange for an overreaching, highly controversial […]

Nancy Davis wades into Lake Bled in the former Yugoslavia circa 1962, during her time spent in Europe as a cryptographer for the State Department. (Photo: Courtesy Nancy Davis)
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Of Roaming & Writing…

Nancy Davis’ Adventuresome Spirit Has Taken Her Around the Globe and Painted a Vivid ‘Human Experience’ For the last two and a half years, the internal affairs of the Falls Church News-Press were buoyed by the special mojo provided by Nancy Davis.