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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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  • Report: Rape jokes used at campaign fundraiser

    Report: Rape jokes used at campaign fundraiser
    Former Democratic Florida Rep. Alan Grayson from Central Florida used rape jokes at the Hollywood Improv to raise money for his current congressional campaign, reports The Daily Caller.Comedian Sarah Silverman explained that while rape is perhaps the most...
  • Orlando Sentinel Election Results

    Orlando Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Politicians find all kinds of ways to shoot themselves in the foot

    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we have political wisdom from the mouths of babes, news about an ethics complaint and some free advice for a few candidates … which is worth precisely what the candidates paid for it. Scott undermines himself...
  • What's that smell? Better power up the Malarkey Meter

    What's that smell? Better power up the Malarkey Meter
    I've heard from so many readers bewitched, bothered and bewildered by nasty campaign accusations that I decided to dust off the Malarkey Meter and start putting these claims to the truth test. Here's the problem: The fibs and fabrications are so numerous...
  • 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...
  • Women leaders boosting Val Demings’ congressional bid

     
    Val Demings has rallied veteran women leaders for help in her congressional campaign to replace U.S. Rep. Dan Webster. Former Rollins College president Rita Bornstein will host a fund-raiser at her home for Demings on Nov. 16. Also hosting the event...
  • Webster listed as a Democratic ‘target” for defeat in 2012

     
    The St. Pete Times caught up with U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who said his group as “six prime targets” in Florida for 2012, including U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden....
  • Gov. Rick Perry on ‘Political Connections’; Rep. Scott Plakon on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    "Central Florida Spotlight" considers the winners and losers of redistricting. The guests are Democratic strategist Jim Kitchens and Republican strategist Jamie Miller. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV and repeats at 4 p.m. Sunday on...
  • Webster targeted by Democrats in radio ads

     
    WASHINGTON — The 2012 election is a year away but already national Democrats are targeting U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, as part of a wave of radio ads aimed at 25 potentially vulnerable GOP lawmakers. The ads start Monday, and will run...
  • TV’s Bill Maher touts Grayson for fundraiser, helps raise more than $150k

     
    UPDATES with total raised; Grayson statement. Bill Maher, host of the HBO political comedy show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” has pushed former Congressman Alan Grayson's new Congressional campaign, and declared his fantasy that Grayson would...