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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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  • Divided Florida guarantees hot U.S. Senate race in 2016

    Divided Florida guarantees hot U.S. Senate race in 2016
    Florida voters are in line for an expensive, bruising contest for U.S. Senate in 2016 — with the outcome impossible to predict. Poll results released Wednesday found that any of the most likely matchups between potential Democratic and Republican...
  • Judge suggests Graysons settle bigamy case before next hearing

    Judge suggests Graysons settle bigamy case before next hearing
    A Circuit Court judge on Monday urged U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and his estranged wife, Lolita, to settle their bigamy case in order to spare embarrassment for everyone involved. Judge Robert LeBlanc suggested the option during a hearing after awarding...
  • Patrick Murphy to run for Marco Rubio's Florida Senate seat

    Patrick Murphy to run for Marco Rubio's Florida Senate seat
    Florida Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy announced on Monday his candidacy for Senate in what's expected to be an open seat in next year's general election.  The Florida contest will be one of several key Senate races in 2016 as Democrats look to regain ...
  • GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word

    GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word
    As chair of the task force appointed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority to explore possible privatization of passenger screening under federal supervision, I am responding to the guest column "Don't risk TSA's good record of screening by going...
  • Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate

    Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate
    Patrick Murphy is in. As widely expected, the Democratic congressman from Jupiter announced Monday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, going after the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, who has not yet decided to seek...
  • Rep. Patrick Murphy seeks Rubio's Senate seat

    Rep. Patrick Murphy seeks Rubio's Senate seat
    WASHINGTON — Calling himself an "independent voice," Democrat Patrick Murphy of Jupiter, the youngest member of Congress, launched a campaign on Monday to win the U.S. Senate seat now held by conservative Republican Marco Rubio. Murphy, 31, a...
  • Ted Deutch decides against U.S. Senate race

    Ted Deutch decides against U.S. Senate race
    Congressman Ted Deutch said Thursday he plans to seek re-election to his Broward-Palm Beach county congressional seat next year and forgo a bid for the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate. Deutch's announcement is the third this week from a...
  • Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant

    Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant
    Poor, little frail Hillary Clinton. She and her myriad serfs shouldn't be expected to carry two phones. Therefore the American voters surely wouldn't want to burden her with the presidency. Democrats are not spoiled. They care about the middle class and...
  • Charlie Crist for Senate? No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no

    Charlie Crist for Senate? No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
    So Charlie Crist is now talking about running for the U.S. Senate. This is about as good of an idea as running face-first into a buzz saw. Both would result in bloody endings. Of a human life. And of the viability of Florida's Democratic Party ......
  • Crist says he is considering U.S. Senate run

    Crist says he is considering U.S. Senate run
    Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race. "Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate. Crist,...
  • 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...