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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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  • Two new ads launched in Demings-Webster race

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, and supporters of his Democratic opponent Val Demings both are running new ads this week — the latest sign that the race for Florida’s 10th Congressional District is heating up. The...
  • Grayson has another big fundraising haul

     
    WASHINGTON — Former congressman Alan Grayson continues to rack up the big bucks in his bid to return to the U.S. House, netting about $670,000 from July 26 to Sept. 30, according to reports due Monday to the Federal Election Commission. The windfall...
  • The Sentinel endorsed Romney – Let the outrage and cancellations commence

     
    Whoo-boy, did I hear a lot about the Sentinel’s endorsement of Mitt Romney. In fact, I heard so much that I thought I’d offer a few thoughts here: About our newspaper’s politics. About the endorsement process. And about all the people...
  • Pelosi comes to town and raises $70k for Grayson

     
    Alan Grayson isn't afraid of controversy in any form — especially when campaign money comes with it. The outspoken former congressman, now trying to return to Washington in the newly drawn 9th congressional district, had former House Speaker Nancy...
  • Jeb Bush endorses Todd Long for Congress

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush, whose endorsement is coveted by Florida Republican candidates, has given his personal nod to Todd Long, calling him “a conservative, small-business owner.” Long is running for the newly drawn 9th congressional district...
  • Orange Democrats, Grayson campaign accuse Todd Long of filing false financial-disclosure form

     
    UPDATES with further response from Long By David Breen, Staff Writer Congressional candidate Todd Long filed a false financial-disclosure form for the current race, and didn’t file one at all in his 2010 campaign, according to a complaint filed with...
  • Grayson Hollywood fundraiser included comedians telling rape jokes

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer Alan Grayson has an overwhelming money advantage in his race for the 9th Congressional District with less than a week to go, but that hasn’t stopped his fundraising machine. The Democratic former congressman was in Los...
  • Join Todd Long on election night

     
    Democrat Alan Grayson has been telling people for weeks that he's locked up his race against underfunded Republican Todd Long in the newly created 9th congressional district. But hope springs eternal in the Long campaign. From an email he sent out today:...
  • GOP/Plakon supporters try to tie Dem opponent to child-molester, Jerry Sandusky

     
    In a campaign-season full of filth, one campaign trick will always sink to the lowest point of the cesspool. Two years ago, it was probably when Alan Grayson tried to compare Dan Webster to the Taliban. This year, that unseemly distinction goes to...
  • 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,...