WASHINGTON — President Bush may rue the day when he declared Iraq the “central front in the war on terrorism” after running out of all his other official rationales for the unprovoked invasion of that Persian Gulf country.
Wise Choice A couple of weeks ago, Mr. Stuart Whittaker sent in a letter to the editor about a part of my previous column. I wrote that there is only one University of Virginia, but he pointed out that we also have a “University of Virginia’s College at Wise.”
NCSL Annual Meeting Early this summer, the Speaker of the House appointed me to the Committee on Education of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). I attended my first meeting in Nashville during the NCSL Annual Meeting in mid-August.
Area schools begin in earnest following Labor Day next week, and spokesmen for both Fairfax County and the City of Falls Church say they’re not worried that the General Assembly in Richmond adjourned before approving millions in additional funds they’re counting on for the coming school year.
To What End? You may not realize it, but the Virginia General Assembly is still in special session, although we have not had a session in some weeks.
The halfway point in the “Congressman Jim Moran Community Health Challenge” has been reached. For those of you who don’t know, in an effort to promote healthy living, I teamed up with Falls Church’s own Vantage Fitness back in May to hold a community health event challenging Northern Virginians to […]
WASHINGTON — The political fate of Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman will be on the line in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Connecticut, an election that has become a referendum on the war in Iraq.
Transportation update On Monday, the House Finance Committee met to consider what actions to take on several transportation funding bills. The bills included measures to allow regional financing mechanisms for Tidewater and Northern Virginia.
Heads up, Israel. This is a set-up. The Bush administration fully intends to exploit the current escalating violence between Israel and the Hezbollah to advance its agenda for the entire region. The goal of the U.S. policy is not the defense of Israel. In fact, it could well involve the […]
Democrats are in a solid position to reclaim control of the House of Representatives this November, and could also take control of the Senate, U.S. Rep. Jim Moran told a crowd gathered in Falls Church last Saturday morning at Stacy’s Coffee Shop.