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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,...
  • 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,...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list

    The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list
    Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse. They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
  • 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...
  • Caylee’s Law a topic on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    Guest Aubrey Jewett, the political professor at the University of Central Florida, also will 2012 races for the U.S. Senate, Congress and Orlando mayor. Jewett will discuss how Alan Grayson and Val Demings would fare in a possible matchup for Congress...
  • Demings gets backing from EMILY’s List

     
    UPDATE: 11:05 AM: Adds Demings' response WASHINGTON — The fledgling campaign of ex-Orlando police chief Val Demings got a boost Monday morning when the fundraising group EMILY's List — which describes its mission as “electing pro-...
  • Grayson to speak to Dems in The Villages

     
    By Christine Show,  Staff Writer THE VILLAGES — Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson will speak at an event in this giant senior community next week held by a group of Democrats. Grayson will be featured at the event hosted by The Villages Democrats at 9:...
  • Once again, Grayson goes over the top

     
    Former Congressman Alan Grayson of Orlando is still trying to round up names for his online petition against “any and every cut” to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. He warns of “an organized effort in America to gut” the...