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Alan Grayson

Alan Grayson
A U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his first two years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. District 8 House seat. In 2012, Grayson ran for a newly-drawn District 9 House seat, and was voted back into Congress. In 2014 he was re-elected to that seat, which covers all of Osceola County, and parts of Orange and Polk counties.
A U.S. House member and Democrat who was a very vocal figure in Washington during his first two years in office. He was ousted by Republican Dan Webster in the 2010 midterm elections for the U.S. District 8 House seat. In 2012, Grayson ran for a newly-drawn District 9 House seat, and was voted back into Congress. In 2014 he was re-elected to that seat, which covers all of Osceola County, and parts of Orange and Polk counties. « Show less

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  • Report: Grayson now 17th richest congressman

    Report: Grayson now 17th richest congressman
    Alan Grayson has done well lately, financially that is. According to CQ Roll Call "Wealth of Congress" rankings, the Democratic Congressman from Orlando became the 17th wealthiest member in the calendar year of 2013, with an estimated net worth of $26.2...
  • Study: Mica #2 effective Congressman

    Study: Mica #2 effective Congressman
    Political scientists at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University have devised a math-based ratings system to measure the effectiveness of Congressmen and U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, rated #2 in all of Congress for the most recently-...
  • Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban

    Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban
    Joining several other Florida lawmakers who earlier advocated some sort of travel ban, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio today announced he intends to introduce a bill to impose a temporary ban on new visas for nationals of the countries of Liberia, Guinea and...
  • Platt poll shows her close in Grayson race

    Platt poll shows her close in Grayson race
    The campaign of Republican congressional candidate Carol Platt has released internal poll results that show her 5 points down in her effort to unseat Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando. The poll, by Republican pollster Data Targeting...
  • Nelson calls for Ebola chief, 'war room'

    Nelson calls for Ebola chief, 'war room'
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants a temporary White House Ebola chief in a situation room directing traffic and coordinating responses to Ebola cases in the United States. Nelson, a Democrat from Orlando who earlier this month called on the White House to...
  • Our Congress picks, part 2: Editorial

    With five members, Central Florida has a bigger U.S. House delegation than some states. Last week we offered recommendations in two of the races. Today, the other three: District 9 Incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson of Orlando is seeking a second term...
  • Grayson, Platt in sharp contrast in congressional race

    Grayson, Platt in sharp contrast in congressional race
    High-energy, brash and unapologetic liberal icon U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and his challenger, soft-spoken, conservative, behind-the-scenes Republican activist Carol Platt offer voters in congressional District 9 a clear contrast of policies and...
  • Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries

    Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, announced Tuesday he now believes the United States should consider closing its borders to visitors from African countries with Ebola virus crises. His call joins that of a few congressmen in recent days, including U.S....
  • Platt blasts Grayson as 'without honor'

    Platt blasts Grayson as 'without honor'
    Republican congressional candidate Carol Platt has launched her first full-frontal attack on U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, opening a fund-raising website and launching a social media campaign to detail his messy divorce proceedings, and highlight some of his...
  • VA secretary commits to Lake Baldwin clinic

    Orlando's Lake Baldwin Veterans Affairs Clinic will be repurposed as a satellite clinic with its current services and perhaps some new ones as the new Orlando VA Medical Center phases into full operation at Lake Nona next year, officials announced...
  • Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities

    Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities
    With U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touring Orlando’s veterans clinic in Baldwin Park and medical center at Lake Nona, U.S. Rep. John Mica said he’s hearing what needs to be said. At a press briefing Thursday morning after...