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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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  • Five candidates compete for Osceola County Commission seat

    Five candidates compete for Osceola County Commission seat
    Three Republicans and two Democrats face off in the Aug. 26 primaries for the District 2 seat on the Osceola County Commission. On the GOP side, incumbent John "Q" Quiñones is being challenged by former School Board member Julius Melendez and...
  • Alan Grayson's wife files for divorce

    Alan Grayson's wife files for divorce
    Lolita Grayson, wife of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, filed for divorce Monday in Orange County Family Court. In her divorce petition, filed by her attorney Terry C. Young of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed of Orlando, Mrs. Grayson...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grayson fights to save tower at Kissimmee airport

     
    WASHINGTON — If the federal authorities close the control tower at Kissimmee Gateway airport, then terrorists would have a better chance at striking Walt Disney World. That’s one of the arguments that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, is...
  • Grayson: Obama is ‘wrong’ in limiting Social Security COLA

     
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, R-Orlando, is leading the charge against President Barack Obama's budget proposal that would change the way government figures the (usually) annual cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security payments. In the budget released...
  • Congress: Where members stand on guns, taxes, immigration and more?

     
    Sunday’s column – “The long, hard slog for straight answers” – attempted to get members of Congress to give straight answers to basic questions that readers and voters care about. You can see the chart – and the efforts...
  • Anger over RyanCare now overshadowing ObamaCare

    Anger over RyanCare now overshadowing ObamaCare
    Dan Webster would be hard-pressed to make himself heard in a library. So the soft-spoken congressman didn't have a chance Tuesday when his town-hall meeting turned into a political food fight. It seems liberal activists learned a lesson from the tea...
  • 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...