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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

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  • Monday Morning Reads: Soccer, Alan Grayson and Digital Domain

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.   Here's what we're reading today.   * Orlando Sentinel has a closer look at Orlando's soccer stadium pitch.   * Marco Rubio's pitch that applicants for legal residence in the U.S. must speak...
  • Puerto Rican leaders vie for 'seat at table' with political-action committee

    Puerto Rican leaders vie for 'seat at table' with political-action committee
    In the days following the general election, it quickly became clear that Puerto Rican voters helped tip the scales of political power in Central Florida. Democrat Darren Soto became the first Puerto Rican to win a state Senate seat. Lynx bus driver...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Candlelight vigil to stop violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida

     
    The Puerto Rican Leadership Council,  Central Florida community activists and faith-based organizations will “Shine a Light on Crime and Violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida, and the Nation”  by holding a candlelight vigil tonite. Several ...
  • John Hitt visits Lauren Rowe’s ‘Flashpoint’; Darren Soto talks to ‘Political Connections’

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, will be Lauren Rowe's guest on “Flashpoint.” The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Hitt will discuss tuition increases,...
  • Alan Grayson talks to News 13; WFTV previews Capital One Bowl

     
    On the local public-affairs front this weekend: Rep.-elect Alan Grayson, D-Fla., talks about health care, jobs and the economy on “Political Connections.” The program airs at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. Anchor Ybeth...
  • Grayson back on his rhetorical horse

     
    It didn't take U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson long to get back in the rhetorical saddle. Grayson, famous during his 2009-11 first time for his description of the Republican's health-care plan as “Don't get sick. And if you do, die quickly” and similar...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Grayson gets his committee assignments

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, announced this week that he’s been assigned to two committees in the U.S. House: Foreign Affairs and Science. On Foreign Affairs, he’ll serve on two subcommittees, the Western Hemisphere...
  • Grayson ‘no cuts’ coalition adds two lawmakers

     
    WASHINGTON – Two U.S. House lawmakers have joined with U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, in opposing any budget deal that includes cuts to Medicaid, Medicare or Social Security benefits. Grayson took the hardline position last month in a letter...