VA-08: 44/41 Moran/Berry (Caveats).
Said caveats are: Internal poll, D+16 district, and Moran’s still ahead by three. But a 44/41 Moran/Berry split at this stage is still noteworthy: add five points to Moran’s total and he still polls under 50% – which means that he’s vulnerable. I don’t mind seeing a 40/38 split on ‘try somebody new’/’keep Moran,’ either. Post-Massachusetts, it’s no longer reasonable to assume that anybody on | Read More »
Anti-corruption groups want PMA probe.
This will do. For a start. Via Geraghty: Watchdog Groups Join Calls for PMA Probe House Democratic leaders face new pressure from four watchdog groups usually allied with them to open an investigation into the ties between three powerful Democrats and the now-defunct lobbying firm The PMA Group. Democracy 21, Common Cause, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG on Thursday called on the House Committee on | Read More »
Rep. Jim Moran’s (D, VA) brother sudden recipient of defense largesse.
In a stunning coincidence*, there seems to be a certain correlation between the contributions of the Virginian Moran Boys: Moran Campaign Contributors Have Business Before Brother More than a dozen defense contractors with business before U.S. Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.), a member of the powerful House Appropriations defense subcommittee, have donated thousands of dollars to Moran’s younger brother Brian, a candidate for governor | Read More »