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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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  • Alan Grayson: I’m running for Congress again

     
    Alan Grayson – a hero to many on the left and a walking gag reflex to many on the right — wants to go back to Washington. Yes, less than a year after the freshman Democratic congressman suffered a crushing defeat to Dan Webster, Grayson says...
  • Will Grayson insult the electorate — and lose again?

     
    Flame-thrower Alan Grayson thinks he's got a good shot of making it back to Congress. He believes redistricting will create a more Democrat-friendly district in which he can compete. And he believes the electorate is growing weary of Republican leadership...
  • Alan Grayson vs. Val Demings?

     
    Yes, Alan  Grayson is returning to politics. Or at least, trying to return. Not that he ever left. Grayson's been spitting out emails almost since Republican Dan Webster handed Grayson his hat. But the most loathed and, to a lesser degree, loved...
  • Redistricting could pit Democrats Grayson, Demings in a primary fight

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — For now, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and ex-Orlando police Chief Val Demings are just two Democrats from Central Florida running for Congress in 2012: neither allies nor opponents. But that...
  • Grayson’s budget bluster

     
    Former Congressman Alan Grayson of Orlando, who announced last week that he would run again in 2012, is trying to round up 100,000 “signatures” to an online petition in opposition to any cuts “not today, not tomorrow, and not ever”...
  • The job no one wanted: Democratic Party chairman

     
    What's it like being the state Democratic Party chairman in Florida? Where, despite the fact that registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans by about 600,000, Republicans hold veto-proof, two-thirds majorities in the House and Senate? And...
  • 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...
  • MoveOn.org asks members: Should we back Grayson or Demings

     
    Last we looked, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings were running in different congressional districts in 2012. Demings has said she's going to run against incumbent Republican Dan Webster — the guy who...