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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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  • All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins

    All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins
    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...
  • Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters

    Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters
    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...
  • State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh in

    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....
  • Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through

    Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through
    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...
  • Most in Congress wealthier than constituents

    Most in Congress wealthier than constituents
    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...
  • Hearing next week to decide bigamy allegation in Grayson divorce case

    Hearing next week to decide bigamy allegation in Grayson divorce case
    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...
  • Jeff Ashton, Alan Grayson: Weekend guests

    Jeff Ashton, Alan Grayson: Weekend guests
    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...
  • Alan Grayson, the "monochromatic" GOP and white supremacists

    Alan Grayson, the "monochromatic"  GOP and white supremacists
    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...
  • Grayson: House approves my tax cuts

    Grayson: House approves my tax cuts
    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....
  • `Cromnibus' includes money for Everglades, Hoover Dike

    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. ┬áBut 12 of 17 Florida Republicans voted “yes,” while citing funding for...
  • Congress bestows favors for Florida

    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....