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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In congressional office spending, Webster comes in low, Posey high

    In congressional office spending, Webster comes in low, Posey high
    U.S. Reps. Daniel Webster and Bill Posey are both Central Florida fiscal conservatives, but they are far apart when it comes to spending tax dollars to run their offices. Webster, a three-term Winter Garden Republican, has long said he runs a tight...
  • Congressional office spending

    Congressional office spending
    In the latest two-year term (2013 and 2014), U.S. Theodore Deutch, D-Boca Raton, led all of Florida's 27 congressional members by spending $2.49 million to run his office. That was the 11th highest total in Congress. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter...
  • Q Poll: Voters support pot, Atwater, Murphy

    Q Poll: Voters support pot, Atwater, Murphy
    Support for medical marijuana continues to grow in Florida and two other swing states and now appears overwhelming, a new poll from Quinnipiac University finds. In the poll taken last month and released this morning, 84 percent of surveyed registered...
  • Murphy putting together Senate campaign team

    Murphy putting together Senate campaign team
    As the first Democrat to announce for the 2016 U.S. Senate race in Florida, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has raised some quick money, landed some quick big endorsements and now he's putting together his campaign team. Murphy, a two-term Congressman from...
  • OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious

    OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious
    If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery. It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know. Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
  • Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA

    Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA
    The TSA could keep its job checking passengers for weapons and contraband at Orlando International Airport after a committee decided Monday that the agency shouldn't be replaced with privately hired security guards. But there are conditions: The...
  • TSA support grows as airport considers firing agency

    With a key committee about to meet, opposition is growing to the notion of replacing the Transportation Security Administration force at Orlando International Airport with privately hired guards. An eight-person panel that has considered doing away with...
  • Congress must ensure Florida's kids keep health insurance

    Congress must ensure Florida's kids keep health insurance
    Time is running out for more than 470,000 children in Florida who rely on the Children's Health Insurance Program, also known as KidCare, to finance their health coverage. If Congress does not act to extend funding for the program before Oct. 1, working...