According to a Politico report, Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) representing Virginia’s 8th district is about to announce his retirement:
Moran, a longtime former Alexandria, Va., city official, is expected to make the announcement Wednesday morning, according to party sources.
As a resident and taxpayer in Alexandria, Virginia, I couldn’t be more thrilled by the news.
At a anti-gun townhall last year, my friend Celia Bigelow and I (with me filming) confronted Jim Moran about his support for gun control and denying women the choice to keep and bear arms. The video made national news. Watch below:
This could be an opportunity for a Republican to take the seat, although the district is heavily left-leaning and the state is now run by Terry McAuliffe. Alas, it’ll be fun to watch Democrats eat each other alive during the primary.
Hello 2014 election cycle!