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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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  • 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,...
  • Democrats plan big Florida TV buy

     
    WASHINGTON — National Democrats are planning an airwave assault in Florida this year with one arm of the party reserving $8.3 million in Florida broadcast time after Labor Day. That’s roughly a quarter of the $32 million that the Democratic...
  • Rick Scott’s re-election, Rubio’s credit cards, Grayson espousing & more

     
    Wrapping up some political odds and ends from here and around the state … * Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tells the St. Pete Times that the chances of Rick Scott facing any serious opposition from within his own party in his quest for re-...
  • GOP contenders in CD 9 spar gently over conservative issues

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer The Republican challengers for U.S. House District 9 burnished their conservative and Christian credentials Wednesday as they were questioned by a group of Orlando-area ministers. Attorney Todd Long, businessman Mark Oxner,...
  • Grayson watch: Romney’s silver spoon, car roof; W’s popularity

     
    Former (and wants to be future) congressman Alan Grayson just keeps going. Grayson, the Democrat who held the District 8 seat for two years, lost in 2010, and now wants to win the District 9 seat, is many different things to different people. But one...
  • Seminole Dems to rally, but need to import elected speakers

     
    The Seminole County Democratic Executive Committee plans a big dance-themed dinner rally Saturday to kick off Democrats' election campaigns there this year with an impressive list of speakers — but none actually from Seminole County, where elected...
  • Cong. hopeful Long enlists Cain to counter Grayson $ machine

     
    Former GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain comes to Orlando tonight to help attorney Todd Long keep up with the Democratic fundraising juggernaut Alan Grayson in the race for a Central Florida congressional seat. The former U.S. Rep. Grayson raised...
  • Alan Grayson wins $852,000 award in case alleging “Ponzi scheme”

     
    Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson has won $852,000 in a federal securities case he claimed involved a “Ponzi scheme” that had defrauded him and other investors of up to $1 billion. That’s the good news for Grayson. The bad news for...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce targets Sen. Bill Nelson, Alan Grayson in new TV ads

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has launched new attack ads against Florida's incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, with ads airing today on Orlando broadcast stations. The ads signal that the U.S. Senate battle is on in ernest in Florida. Until now,...
  • Todd Long’s ex-wife stands up for him, calls Alan Grayson ‘despicable’

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer The ugly rhetoric in the campaign for the 9th congressional district took  a new turn today, with Republican candidate Todd Long’s ex-wife getting involved. In recent days, Democrat Alan Grayson's campaign has pointed...
  • Sick-time initiative on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’; new poll results on ‘Political Connections’

     
    On the public-affairs front this weekend: ***WFTV-Channel 9's “Central Florida Spotlight takes up the sick-time initiative in Orange County. The guests are state Rep. Scott Randolph, D-Orlando, and petitioner Tatiana Torres, who collected signatures...