| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:40 PM
With less than two years to go before the election, Florida politicians are already pondering a run for the U.S. Senate in 2016.
Many of the Democrats and all of the potential Republican candidates, however, will most likely wait to see what incumbent...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Doctors leaving practice
In response to Ingrid Bryant's letter to the editor on Thursday about her doctor giving up her practice:
This is a problem the majority of patients with a great professional and personal relationship with their doctors will...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Central Florida’s Congressional members – Democrats and Republicans – responded to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech with a little hope and a lot of cynicism that the stuff they like could actually get done....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:24 AM
In advance of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Orlando's Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson said the more progressive proposals could be accomplished, but he expressed little faith that the president would or could follow through on...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:29 AM
Some shop at Publix. Most drive their own cars. Many of their kids go to public schools.
But in one big way, South Florida's members of Congress aren't like most of the rest of us.
Hint: It involves money.
Newly crunched numbers from the Center...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson will be in court next week for a half-day trial to determine whether his 24-year marriage was valid in the first place, or if his wife was still legally married to another man when they wed.
Lawyers for Grayson, D-Orlando, argue...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Here's the guest list for local public-affairs programs this weekend:
Orange-Osecola State Attorney Jeff Ashton joins host Lisa Bell on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Ashton discusses his new policies on domestic violence, his position...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Updated 1:48 P.m., 1/13/15, with comment from the RNC.
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson loves to point out differences between himself and Republicans, and loves it even more when white supremacists take issue with him for doing so.
The Orlando Democrat's...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:45 AM
On Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act, the resolution included nine tax cut extensions that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, says he introduced.
The resolution, introduced by U.S. Rep....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Eight of ten Florida Democrats in the U.S. House voted against a giant spending bill to keep the federal government funded, despite pleas for passage by the White House.
But 12 of 17 Florida Republicans voted “yes,” while citing funding for...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....