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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...
  • 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...
  • Grayson for president … sure

     
    I've had a couple of Republicans send along links and questions about Alan Grayson challenging Barack Obama from the left for president. Apparently there's some cyber-chatter out there. My sophisticated analysis: Puh-lease. My cat, Furball, has a better...
  • Alan Grayson’s parting shots

     
    The New York Times has a story about outgoing congressman Alan Grayson this morning, in which the Orlando Democrat says a few shots at his own party for being weak. Here's the link. The Sentinel's editorial board had something to say about the departing...
  • Wait a minute — didn’t Alan Grayson save our homes?

     
    The defeated one-term U.S. House member claimed credit during his campaign for an order from the Florida Supreme Court that required banks to offer mediation to delinquent borrowers before foreclosing on their homes. “Alan Grayson saved our homes&#...
  • Alan Grayson: Sarah Palin instigated Arizona shooting; Grayson hasn’t launched new campaign

     
    An email from former congressman Alan Grayson had some people wondering if he'd launched a new campaign effort just a few months after losing his bid for re-election. In an email sent today to supporters, Grayson wrote about U.S. Gabrielle Giffords and...
  • Adams named to NASA oversight panel

     
    WASHINGTON — It may be new to freshman U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, but her recent selection to the House panel with NASA oversight — announced by Adams today — is not unexpected. Central Florida has a long tradition of getting...
  • ‘Dirty Hari’ gets a website and some hand sanitizer

     
    Progress Florida, the St. Petersburg-based website unrelated to the St. Petersburg-based utility with the similar name, has drawn a bead on Senate President Mike Haridopolos, aka “Dirty Hari,” and his nascent U.S. Senate campaign. The group...
  • Who the DCCC is after in Central Florida

     
    A blog post below from Mike Lafferty details how the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recently ripped U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, the Republican who ousted Democrat Alan Grayson last year, for a couple of recent votes to cut spending. Turns out that...
  • Randolph: I’m most effective at calling Cannon out

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Orlando Rep. Scott Randolph says he obviously is effective at thing: ticking off House Speaker Dean Cannon. The two Central Florida lawmakers are in a bit of verbal fight today over Randolph's use of the word “uterus” and...