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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

Top Alan Grayson Articles

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  • Will Obama bargain over free-trade pact?

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Friday, March 20: President Barack Obama has gotten into yet another political tussle with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. But this time it's not with the party of Boehner and McConnell,...
  • Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate

    Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate
    Patrick Murphy is in. As widely expected, the Democratic congressman from Jupiter announced Monday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, going after the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, who has not yet decided to seek...
  • GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word

    GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word
    As chair of the task force appointed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority to explore possible privatization of passenger screening under federal supervision, I am responding to the guest column "Don't risk TSA's good record of screening by going...
  • Ted Deutch decides against U.S. Senate race

    Ted Deutch decides against U.S. Senate race
    Congressman Ted Deutch said Thursday he plans to seek re-election to his Broward-Palm Beach county congressional seat next year and forgo a bid for the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate. Deutch's announcement is the third this week from a...
  • Alan Grayson, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests

    Alan Grayson, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests
    UPDATED: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be guests this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: Grayson, D-Orlando, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. The topics include fixing ...
  • Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant

    Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant
    Poor, little frail Hillary Clinton. She and her myriad serfs shouldn't be expected to carry two phones. Therefore the American voters surely wouldn't want to burden her with the presidency. Democrats are not spoiled. They care about the middle class and...
  • Charlie Crist for Senate? No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no

    Charlie Crist for Senate? No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
    So Charlie Crist is now talking about running for the U.S. Senate. This is about as good of an idea as running face-first into a buzz saw. Both would result in bloody endings. Of a human life. And of the viability of Florida's Democratic Party ......
  • Crist says he is considering U.S. Senate run

    Crist says he is considering U.S. Senate run
    Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race. "Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate. Crist,...
  • Graysons return to court in divorce case amid bigamy dispute

    Graysons return to court in divorce case amid bigamy dispute
    With a $30 million fortune at stake, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and his estranged wife, Lolita, sat on opposite sides of a tiny Orlando courtroom Monday. The hearing comes nearly a year after unsubstantiated accusations by Lolita Grayson that her congressman...
  • Congressman's annulment hearing on bigamy claim is continued

    Florida Rep. Alan Grayson will have to wait to find out whether he gets an annulment based on his bigamy claim against his wife. After hearing from one witness Monday, Circuit Judge Bob LeBlanc continued the proceedings between Grayson and his wife,...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 10

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA INVESTIGATES CYBER-ATTACK ON SCHOOL TESTING PROGRAM The state's top law enforcement agency is investigating cyber-attacks that caused several school...