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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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  • 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...
  • Readers tee off on Crist, Grayson, SeaWorld and me

    Readers tee off on Crist, Grayson, SeaWorld and me
    Scott, so I hear Change-up Charlie is set to enter the governor's race Monday. What do you think his chances are? Janet Well, Janet, Charlie's problem is that he's changed his positions so many times, he could stage a debate with himself. Still, Rick...
  • Mark O'Mara, John Mica are weekend guests

    Mark O'Mara, John Mica are weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orlando attorney Mark O'Mara will be a guest on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. O'Mara, who represented George Zimmerman, will discuss his new website and a bill he...
  • Grayson 2.0 on Republicans, Confederate flag, bigots, paranoids and gun worshipers

    Any notion that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson was going to be kinder and gentler with his words about Republicans is ancient history now. That was apparent earlier this week with his fund-raising letter comparing the tea party movement to the KKK. Updated 10:...
  • 'That's just Congressman Grayson being Congressman Grayson'

    First came U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's fund-raising email comparing the tea party movement to the KKK this past week. Then today, in a speech at the Florida Democratic Party's convention at Walt Disney World, he suggested the Republican Party harbors...
  • Sen. Bullhead from Illinois is hooked on outrage

    Sen. Bullhead from Illinois is hooked on outrage
    Outrage drove Captain Ahab relentlessly after that great white whale, and apparently, it drives Sen. Dick Durbin too. Durbin, the unctuous Democrat running for re-election in President Barack Obama's political home state, is consumed by outrage. And he'...
  • Grayson to hold town hall in Orlando

    Grayson to hold town hall in Orlando
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, will hold a town hall meeting tonight for his Congressional District 9 constituents to discuss workers rights, at the Barry University School of Law, 6441 E. Colonial Drive. Grayson will be including former Walmart...
  • Report: Congressional candidate's bad-check charge denied in 2010

    Report: Congressional candidate's bad-check charge denied in 2010
    Republican 9th Congressional District candidate Peter Vivaldi of Orlando did not disclose a 1989 felony bad-check charge arrest when he applied to then-Gov. Charlie Crist to be appointed to an open Orange CountyCommission seat, the conservative Florida...
  • Alan Grayson: GOP has 'locked up stupid vote'

    Alan Grayson: GOP has 'locked up stupid vote'
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, repeatedly ripped into the Republican Party on Friday's edition of "Real Time With Bill Maher." Maher quoted polls about Republicans that show 45 percent believe President Barack Obama wasn't born in this country and...
  • Alan Grayson, Carl Reiner to visit Bill Maher this Friday

    Alan Grayson, Carl Reiner to visit Bill Maher this Friday
    UPDATED WITH LATEST GUESTS: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, will be a panel member on this week's "Real Time With Bill Maher." The program airs live at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. The program repeats immediately at 11 p.m. You can be sure that Grayson...
  • 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...