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Rep. Jim Moranís (D-Va)Son Guilty of Beating Up His Girlfriend in Columbia Heights (D.C.)
Washington City Paper ^ | Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | Will Sommer

Posted on 12/12/2012 10:16:48 AM PST by kristinn

Patrick Moran, the son of Democratic Virginia Rep. Jim Moran, is having a bad year. First, undercover video operative James O'Keefe caught him on tape half-heartedly discussing how to commit voter fraud...while acting as the field director for his dad's campaign. Now Moran's taken a more criminal turn, pleading guilty earlier today to allegedly beating up his girlfriend outside a Columbia Heights bar.

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In a statement to Washington City Paper, Rep. Moran described his son and his girlfriend as "good kids."

"I hope their privacy will be respected," the congressman said. "They look forward to putting this embarrassing situation behind them.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtoncitypaper.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: democrats; jimmoran; patrickmoran
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To: kristinn

Well, now we know where the democrat union thugs learned to fight!!


21 posted on 12/12/2012 11:33:43 AM PST by Gopher Broke (Repeal Obamacare !!)
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To: kristinn

April 12, 2000
Parents accuse Moran
of attacking child, 8
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Mr. Moran, who owns a 1999 black Toyota Avalon, conceded he was upset when he came into the center carrying Michael under his arm, but denies he attacked the child and cursed at him.

“I’m sure I was beet red,” he said. “But I don’t remember using any profanity.” Mr. Moran, 54, is in his fifth term, and his district covers Alexandria, Arlington and the southeastern parts of Fairfax County. He has, in the past, lost his temper in some well-publicized outbursts. Among them:

Last June, his wife, Mary, called police to their home because he pushed her. Mr. Moran told police he pushed her in self-defense when she came toward him, but Mrs. Moran disputed that version of events. There was no evidence of assault, and charges weren’t filed. The day after the incident, Mrs. Moran filed for divorce. Mr. Moran filed for divorce about three weeks later.

In 1998, during the revelations about the president’s infidelities, he reportedly told the first lady that if he were her brother, he would have punched President Clinton in the nose.

In 1995, he had to apologize after pushing Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, California Republican, out of the House floor into a cloakroom. More than a dozen Capitol Police officers were called to restore order.

In 1994, Arlington police were summoned after the congressman, who was campaigning for re-election, reportedly grabbed a man by the front of his shirt for distributing anti-Moran leaflets deemed in poor taste.

http://web.archive.org/web/20021207234834/www.morantics.com/washtimes04122000.html


22 posted on 12/12/2012 11:58:07 AM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: kristinn

Sooo,
If I was dating Morans daughter and beat her ass sensless I could pass it off as an”embarrassing situation.”?


23 posted on 12/12/2012 12:08:36 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: kristinn
headline?

Family of mass murderer "look forward to putting this embarrassing situation behind them.”

24 posted on 12/12/2012 12:10:12 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: donna
I remember that.. thanks for posting the story and link..

Parents accuse [Virginia Congressman] Moran of attacking child, 8

25 posted on 12/12/2012 12:13:29 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: donna

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to reject the notion that the federal government is populated with a significant criminal element.


26 posted on 12/12/2012 1:31:07 PM PST by Amagi (Chief Justice John Roberts is a traitorous weasel.)
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To: Hulka

yep, that apple didn’t fall far from the tree....


27 posted on 12/12/2012 9:52:13 PM PST by goat granny
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