Video -- Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) Calls $6.4 Billion Given to 440 Phanto

April 2nd, 2010 2:25 PM

Va. Democrat Rep. Jim Moran Praises MSNBC, Urges Ed Schultz to Run for

December 29th, 2009 8:41 AM
If there was ever a textbook example of kissing up to a host in a television interview, Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., gave a demonstration on MSNBC's "The Ed Show." During the Dec. 28 broadcast, Moran, who represents a district that is just a stone's throw away from the U.S. Capitol, encouraged "The Ed Show" host Ed Schultz to keep pushing for the public option as part of health…

Heavy Coverage of Sanford’s Woes, But Where Are Democratic Scandals

July 2nd, 2009 12:09 PM
In the week since South Carolina’s Republican Governor announced he had flown to Argentina to carry on an extra-marital affair, the broadcast morning and evening news shows have gone full bore on the scandal, cranking out 49 stories even in the midst of other major stories like Michael Jackson’s death and the continuing repression in Iran. The morning after Sanford announced his…

Matthews to Congressman Over Global Warming Skepticism: ‘Are You a L

May 20th, 2009 10:12 AM
When examination of the science is too much work for show preparation and taking a position that falls in line with like-minded ideologues is part of your shtick, you can always resort to ad hominem attacks if needed. In a May 19 segment on his "Hardball" program about global warming, MSNBC's Chris Matthews interviewed Reps. Jim Moran, D-Va., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., who had…

Chris Matthews Omits Party Label of Prudish Congressmen Calling for Vi

May 8th, 2009 6:14 PM
Chris Matthews just can't get it up. The Democratic Party label that is.On the May 8 "Hardball", the MSNBC anchor noted in his Political Sideshow segment that  Reps. Jim Moran (Va.) and Bob Brady (Pa.), are up in arms about erectile dysfunction drug ads running on television and are sponsoring legislation before the House to ban television stations from running ads for drugs like Viagra…

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va) Promised Earmarks, and Has Delivered

March 15th, 2009 11:26 AM
The Seattle Times compiles what it calls "The Favor Factory," which it calls "A database of lawmakers, earmarks, and campaign giving." One noteworthy congressman in the Favor Factory is Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA; picture at right is currently at his home page). Moran's Favors Factory page for 2008 lists 29 earmarks totaling $40.6 million, and over $890,000 in capaign contributions…

CBS: On Bailout Failure ‘John McCain Had Far More to Lose

September 30th, 2008 4:12 PM
On Tuesday’s CBS Early Show, correspondent Jeff Glor reported on the presidential candidates’ reactions to the failure of the financial bailout, beginning with Obama: "Barack Obama's campaign had already released copies of a planned speech, saying lawmakers have agreed on an emergency plan. When that prediction went poof, Obama urged calm." Glor then turned to John McCain: "But…

Carlson Backs Moran Down on Bush=Hitler Card

December 21st, 2007 8:55 PM
If whoever plays the Nazi-analogy card first loses, then Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) is a double loser. First, for having played the Bush = Hitler card, second, for lacking the courage to stick by his slander.Moran, a member of Congress' Out-of-Iraq Caucus, was a guest on this evening's Tucker. The eponymous host was hammering him over the fact that despite all their inflamed anti-war rhetoric, the…

Jim Moran's 'Ethnically Cleansed' House Floor Comment Ignored by Media

December 21st, 2007 9:00 AM
The improving situation in Iraq is driving certain congressmen and congresswomen to rhetorical depths I don't recall ever seeing. Though there have almost surely been other instances of offensive excess on the House Floor over the Iraq War, we've recently been treated to at least the following: Pete Stark (D-CA), October -- "You don't have money to fund the war or children,'' Stark said.…