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Alan Grayson

Alan Grayson
A U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his first two years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. District 8 House seat. In 2012, Grayson ran for a newly-drawn District 9 House seat, and was voted back into Congress. In 2014 he was re-elected to that seat, which covers all of Osceola County, and parts of Orange and Polk counties.
A U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his first two years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. District 8 House seat. In 2012, Grayson ran for a newly-drawn District 9 House seat, and was voted back into Congress. In 2014 he was re-elected to that seat, which covers all of Osceola County, and parts of Orange and Polk counties. « Show less

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  • Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails

    Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails
    In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MasterChef: Junior  The young...
  • With KKK talk, Grayson reverts to old, extremist ways

    With KKK talk, Grayson reverts to old, extremist ways
    The Alan Grayson spin machine had been running full speed. The storyline — promoted by Grayson's handlers and the media — was that Central Florida's firebrand liberal congressman was no longer a bomb-thrower. No more calling female...
  • Fast food workers plan to walk off jobs today

    Fast food workers plan to walk off jobs today
    CHICAGO - U.S. fast food workers seeking higher wages are planning a strike on Thursday that could affect thousands of restaurants across the country the workers say make huge profits from paying them workers a pittance. Between five to 10 Orlando-...
  • Puerto Rican leaders vie for 'seat at table' with political-action committee

    Puerto Rican leaders vie for 'seat at table' with political-action committee
    In the days following the general election, it quickly became clear that Puerto Rican voters helped tip the scales of political power in Central Florida. Democrat Darren Soto became the first Puerto Rican to win a state Senate seat. Lynx bus driver...
  • Report: Rape jokes used at campaign fundraiser

    Report: Rape jokes used at campaign fundraiser
    Former Democratic Florida Rep. Alan Grayson from Central Florida used rape jokes at the Hollywood Improv to raise money for his current congressional campaign, reports The Daily Caller.Comedian Sarah Silverman explained that while rape is perhaps the most...
  • Orlando Sentinel Election Results

    Orlando Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • Unlike his predecessor, soft-spoken Dan Webster is keeping low-key

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Five months into his rookie term, Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Webster has proved the polar opposite of the man he replaced, Democrat Alan Grayson. Even down to his shoes. Instead of being...
  • See how much your lawmakers are worth

     
    WASHINGTON — As required annually by law, members of Congress today made public their personal finances for 2010 — providing voters with unique insight into the ruling class. Highlights for the Central Florida delegation are below. To view the...
  • Coming next: Grayson as Captain America?

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson may be down — but he's not out. The fiery liberal first-term Democrat got steamrolled last November by Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden. But Grayson is holding out the possibility that he may run again next fall —...
  • Alan Grayson: I’m running for Congress again

     
    Alan Grayson – a hero to many on the left and a walking gag reflex to many on the right — wants to go back to Washington. Yes, less than a year after the freshman Democratic congressman suffered a crushing defeat to Dan Webster, Grayson says...