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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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  • 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...
  • Dan Webster weighs in

     
    The freshman Republican from Florida's 8th Congressional District met with the Sentinel editorial board Monday for a wide-ranging discussion. Here are some of the highlights: Webster defended his vote for the budget deal that ended the standoff that ...
  • Pay per view: Grayson v. Siplin; Siplin v. Thompson

     
    For this game of musical chairs, they could sell tickets. Check out the possible participants: former congressional firebrand Alan Grayson; state Sen. Gary Siplin of droopy-drawers fame; Siplin's wife, Victoria, who has worked as an office manager in ...
  • Webster confronted by angry town hall crowd

     
    By Mark Schlueb, Staff Writer A town hall meeting held in Orlando by U.S. Rep. Dan Webster degenerated into bedlam Tuesday, with members of the crowd shouting down the freshman Republican congressman and yelling at one another. It was the last of a series...
  • Grayson enters WMFE-24 fray

     
    WASHINGTON — As the pending sale of WMFE-Channel 24 heads to the Federal Communications Commission for approval, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is urging supporters to complain so that PBS — and its lineup of “Sesame Street” to &#...
  • WMFE’s sale of Channel 24 draws 463 responses to FCC

     
    How does the public feel about WMFE's sale of Channel 24? You'll get a good idea by looking at comments and letters at the website of the Federal Communications Commission. You'll find 463 responses there...