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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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  • Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015

    Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner told a judge Friday that the state couldn't organize special elections to fill seven newly drawn congressional seats until March 2015 at the earliest. But even that schedule "in all likelihood...
  • Osceola Commission candidate fired after refusing to quit campaign

    Osceola Commission candidate fired after refusing to quit campaign
    Viviana Janer is a Democratic nominee campaigning for a seat on the Osceola County Commission. She's also newly jobless. Her longtime employer, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, fired her after giving her an ultimatum: Quit the campaign or lose your job....
  • Our primary picks for Congress: Editorial

    It's hard, but not impossible, for a challenger to knock out a sitting member of Congress. Four of Florida's U.S. representatives lost their seats two years ago. Another set of challengers has taken aim at incumbents this year. It's still not clear what...
  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Legislature seeks to shift 7 congressional districts

    TALLAHASSEE — Hoping to avoid a chaotic election delay, lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday that would shift the borders of seven U.S. House districts throughout Central Florida. On the first day of a court-ordered special...
  • Platt gets Vivaldi, Bonilla backing against Grayson

    Platt gets Vivaldi, Bonilla backing against Grayson
    Jorge Bonilla and Peter Vivaldi, former opponents of Carol Platt for the Republican nomination in Congressional District 9, pledged their full support and assistance for Platt in her battle to unseat Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando, her...
  • Arnold Palmer anniversary, smart sensors: weekend topics

    Arnold Palmer anniversary, smart sensors: weekend topics
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend the topics range from politics and health to smart sensors and human trafficking. On "Flashpoint," Ginger Gadsden visits the Arnold Palmer Medical Center at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. The center...
  • Crist, Rich, other Democrats unite in Orlando

    Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats kicked off their 2014 general election campaign with a declaration of unity highlighted by the woman he defeated in Tuesday's primary. "I am truly happy to be here," said Nan Rich, a former state senator from Weston...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
  • Democrats see 2 congressional primaries in Central Florida

    Democrats see 2 congressional primaries in Central Florida
    Three Democrats are battling in the August 26 primary for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Webster this fall, and another Democrat is taking on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the primary. District 10 Webster of...
  • Five candidates compete for Osceola County Commission seat

    Five candidates compete for Osceola County Commission seat
    Three Republicans and two Democrats face off in the Aug. 26 primaries for the District 2 seat on the Osceola County Commission. On the GOP side, incumbent John "Q" Qui├▒ones is being challenged by former School Board member Julius Melendez and...