| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson will be in court next week for a half-day trial to determine whether his 24-year marriage was valid in the first place, or if his wife was still legally married to another man when they wed.
Lawyers for Grayson, D-Orlando, argue...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Like most candidates running for re-election, Rep. John Sarbanes has spent much of his time recently at fundraisers, pressing the flesh in pursuit of campaign cash.
But donors who show up to meet the Baltimore County Democrat quickly learn he is not...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Updated 1:48 P.m., 1/13/15, with comment from the RNC.
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson loves to point out differences between himself and Republicans, and loves it even more when white supremacists take issue with him for doing so.
The Orlando Democrat's...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
After years of squabbles and delays, the long-awaited Orlando VA Medical Center is more than 95 percent complete.
If all goes as planned, the Department of Veterans Affairs will take it over in January, and the hospital will be fully operational by...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:45 AM
On Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act, the resolution included nine tax cut extensions that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, says he introduced.
The resolution, introduced by U.S. Rep....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Eight of ten Florida Democrats in the U.S. House voted against a giant spending bill to keep the federal government funded, despite pleas for passage by the White House.
But 12 of 17 Florida Republicans voted “yes,” while citing funding for...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away.
It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:55 AM
UPDATED Dec. 10 4:23 pm with comments from U.S. Rep. Bill Posey.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, blasted Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for releasing its 518-page report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program. In...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
A law that protects returning veterans from having their homes foreclosed for a year after they leave the service expires at the end of the year and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, has introduced legislation to make the benefit permanent.