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Alan Grayson

A one-term U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his 2 years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. House District 8 seat in Florida.
A one-term U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his 2 years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. House District 8 seat in Florida. « Show less

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  • Demings reports raising $190k since she announced for Congress

     
    Former Orlando police chief Val Demings announced she kicked off her Democratic congressional campaign by raising $190,421 from the time she announced in mid-July until September 30th. Official reports to the Federal Elections Commission are due tomorrow....
  • Women leaders boosting Val Demings’ congressional bid

     
    Val Demings has rallied veteran women leaders for help in her congressional campaign to replace U.S. Rep. Dan Webster. Former Rollins College president Rita Bornstein will host a fund-raiser at her home for Demings on Nov. 16. Also hosting the event...
  • Webster listed as a Democratic ‘target” for defeat in 2012

     
    The St. Pete Times caught up with U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who said his group as “six prime targets” in Florida for 2012, including U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden....
  • Gov. Rick Perry on ‘Political Connections’; Rep. Scott Plakon on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    "Central Florida Spotlight" considers the winners and losers of redistricting. The guests are Democratic strategist Jim Kitchens and Republican strategist Jamie Miller. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV and repeats at 4 p.m. Sunday on...
  • Webster targeted by Democrats in radio ads

     
    WASHINGTON — The 2012 election is a year away but already national Democrats are targeting U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, as part of a wave of radio ads aimed at 25 potentially vulnerable GOP lawmakers. The ads start Monday, and will run...
  • TV’s Bill Maher touts Grayson for fundraiser, helps raise more than $150k

     
    UPDATES with total raised; Grayson statement. Bill Maher, host of the HBO political comedy show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” has pushed former Congressman Alan Grayson's new Congressional campaign, and declared his fantasy that Grayson would...
  • Alan Grayson and the 1 percent

     
    The firebrand ex-congressman from Orlando, who hopes to win back a U.S. House seat next year, sent out an odd fund-raising message Wednesday. It encourages folks to join “a novel crowd-sourcing effort to identify the 1 percent” — you...
  • Head-turner Scott Randolph now local Dems’ head honcho

     
    State Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith told me in July that the only reason he got the job running the party is  ”no one [else] would take it.” Scott Randolph, who last night was named Orange County's new Democratic chairman, didn't sound...
  • Alan Grayson: The ex-congressman strikes back

     
    So here's how I found out I have no conscience and am bound for hell, where I'll meet Ayn Rand: Last week I posted about a recent fund-raising message from Alan Grayson, in which he encouraged folks to join “a novel crowd-sourcing effort” to ...
  • The New District Maps

     
    Finals week is almost here at UCF, and we’re all hard at work making sure we’re ready for the difficult tests that await us. After taking a break from studying to peruse the new proposed congressional districts, it is clear that the Florida...
  • Newsweek sits down with Grayson

     
    WASHINGTON — Never one to mince words, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, spoke to Newsweek in a Q&A session recently in which Grayson was usual self — critical of Republicans and, well, confident of himself. A couple excerpts: Any...