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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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  • Republicans consider conservatives to fill Marco Rubio seat in U.S. Senate

    Republicans consider conservatives to fill Marco Rubio seat in U.S. Senate
    Two of Florida's most conservative Republicans said Wednesday they're eyeing the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio, setting the stage for a tough primary contest in which voters have to weigh ideological purity against...
  • POLITICO Report: Grayson's girlfriend inquiring about Congress

    POLITICO Report: Grayson's girlfriend inquiring about Congress
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and a biochemist linked to him romantically, Dena Marie Minning of Indialantic, are declining to comment on a report that she has been inquiring about running to replace him in Congress if he decides to run for the U.S....
  • Democratic campaign committee endorses Murphy for Senate

    Democratic campaign committee endorses Murphy for Senate
    WASHINGTON — The Democratic Senate campaign committee endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy on Monday as its candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Marco Rubio, who is running for president. The endorsement comes even as U.S. Rep. Alan...
  • Patrick Murphy endorsed for Senate by 25 legislators

    Patrick Murphy endorsed for Senate by 25 legislators
     Patrick Murphy announced on Thursday that 25 Democrats in the Florida Legislature have endorsed his U.S. Senate campaign.  “While they battle obstruction and extremism in Tallahassee, I, too, will continue that fight in Washington," said...
  • Florida poll shows close Senate contest, big support for medical pot

    Florida poll shows close Senate contest, big support for medical pot
    He's not yet a declared candidate, but Jeff Atwater, the Republican state chief financial officer, enjoys slight early leads against the top Democratic contenders in next year's race for U.S. Senate. A Quinnipiac poll released Monday provides an early...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Osceola high-tech project signs new partners as feds visit

    EXCLUSIVE: Osceola high-tech project signs new partners as feds visit
    A team led by University of Central Florida has signed key private partners in the effort to build a new photonics technology hub near Kissimmee. The new partners are Austin, Texas-based silicon wafer and semiconductor company Novati, and Sandia...
  • Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run

    Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals. The...
  • Five things for Monday, April 27, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 27, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: a legislative battle of wills; Winter Park program would make restaurants entirely smoke-free; local paper company is runaway success; Golden Girls Network launching Central Florida expansion; and new...
  • Murphy dominates early race to replace Rubio

    Murphy dominates early race to replace Rubio
    WASHINGTON — In the race to replace U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Democrat Patrick Murphy stands alone as the only prominent candidate from either major party, a sign of his early dominance in the closely watched Senate campaign. The former Fort...
  • Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job

    Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job
    Federal security officers would continue checking travelers for weapons before they board planes at Orlando International Airport under a plan that likely will be adopted today by airport leaders. But the Transportation Security Administration could be...
  • Liberal group says Patrick Murphy too conservative for Democratic Senate nomination

    Liberal group says Patrick Murphy too conservative for Democratic Senate nomination
    Democrats from the party's liberal wing said Monday that Patrick Murphy, their party's only announced candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016, is too much like a Republican to energize the Democratic base if he wins the nomination. In a telephone news...