Son Of Congressman Jim Moran Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Girlfriend | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Son Of Congressman Jim Moran Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Girlfriend

Play associated audio

The son of Virginia Democratic Congressman Jim Moran pleaded guilty Wednesday to assaulting his girlfriend in an incident in the District earlier this month.

According to the police report, Patrick Moran and his girlfriend were arguing outside of the nightclub The Getaway, because he had been talking to another girl inside. Then, according to the report, Patrick was observed grabbing his girlfriend by her hair and throwing her face first into a metal cage on a trash can outside the club.

Her hospital records aren't public, but a first responder told police they believed her nose was broken and that her right eye socket may have been fractured. The police report was published by Washington City Paper.

Patrick Moran was initially charged with felony domestic violence assault, but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of assault. The couple claims it was an accident.

Congressman Moran put out a statement saying:  "They're both good kids and they look forward to putting this embarrassing situation behind them."

Earlier this year, Patrick Moran resigned from his father's campaign after an undercover conservative operative recorded him appearing to offer advice on how to commit voter fraud.

NPR

'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey

Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir Daring: My Passages.
NPR

Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
NPR

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
NPR

In San Diego, A Bootcamp For Data Junkies

Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.