Skip to comments.GOP Alexandrian announces run for Congress
Posted on 01/30/2010 6:32:56 PM PST by J4r0d82ATW
Patrick Murray is a military man. The Alexandria Republican uses jargon like ground campaign rather than door-to-door to describe his approach to winning 8th District votes in his Congressional campaign, announced last week.
Im not a politician, Murray said Wednesday in a phone interview. Thats not my background. I have a lot to offer but I also have a lot to learn and I want to learn from my constituency.
That potential constituency, which includes residents from Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church and parts of Fairfax, comprises a challenging political battlefield for any Republican. It requires unseating Rep. Jim Moran (D-8), who has held a seat at the Capitol for 19 years and enjoyed the historically Democrat-heavy region for just as long.
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