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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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  • Nieves abandons his NPA candidacy for CD 9, blasts Long

     
    Miguel “Mike” Nieves, a No Party Affiliation candidate who was on the ballot in Congressional District 9, has withdrawn from the race, saying he realized he couldn't win and feared his presence on the ballot might tip the election to...
  • Alan Grayson bids Santorum and sweater vests adieu with a few kicks

     
    Alan Grayson couldn't let Rick Santorum just walk away. Not with some of the now-ex GOP presidential candidate's previous comments. Not with those sweater vests. Grayson, the former Orlando congressman trying to get back to The Hill by running in Florida'...
  • Todd Long officially kicks off 9th Congressional campaign

     
    Winter Park attorney, businessman and conservative activist Todd Long announced today he is officially kicking off his 2012 campaign for Congress. Long is running as a Republican in the newly-created 9th Congressional District, which includes Osceola...
  • Grayson snags endorsement from Vieques, P.R. group

     
    Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson, who's running to return to the House in another seat, from Florida's 9th Congressional District, announced he has been endorsed by a group from Vieques, Puerto Rico. Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques...
  • Democrats plan big Florida TV buy

     
    WASHINGTON — National Democrats are planning an airwave assault in Florida this year with one arm of the party reserving $8.3 million in Florida broadcast time after Labor Day. That’s roughly a quarter of the $32 million that the Democratic...
  • Rick Scott’s re-election, Rubio’s credit cards, Grayson espousing & more

     
    Wrapping up some political odds and ends from here and around the state … * Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tells the St. Pete Times that the chances of Rick Scott facing any serious opposition from within his own party in his quest for re-...
  • Todd Long gears up for another run for Congress

     
    Todd Long, the Orlando-area businessman and radio talk-show host who ran for Congress and lost in 2010, is running again, adding his name to the growing list of candidates for the new CD 9 in east Orange, Osceola and northeastern Polk counties. He's...
  • Grayson watch: Romney’s silver spoon, car roof; W’s popularity

     
    Former (and wants to be future) congressman Alan Grayson just keeps going. Grayson, the Democrat who held the District 8 seat for two years, lost in 2010, and now wants to win the District 9 seat, is many different things to different people. But one...
  • Seminole Dems to rally, but need to import elected speakers

     
    The Seminole County Democratic Executive Committee plans a big dance-themed dinner rally Saturday to kick off Democrats' election campaigns there this year with an impressive list of speakers — but none actually from Seminole County, where elected...
  • Cong. hopeful Long enlists Cain to counter Grayson $ machine

     
    Former GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain comes to Orlando tonight to help attorney Todd Long keep up with the Democratic fundraising juggernaut Alan Grayson in the race for a Central Florida congressional seat. The former U.S. Rep. Grayson raised...
  • Alan Grayson wins $852,000 award in case alleging “Ponzi scheme”

     
    Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson has won $852,000 in a federal securities case he claimed involved a “Ponzi scheme” that had defrauded him and other investors of up to $1 billion. That’s the good news for Grayson. The bad news for...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce targets Sen. Bill Nelson, Alan Grayson in new TV ads

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has launched new attack ads against Florida's incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, with ads airing today on Orlando broadcast stations. The ads signal that the U.S. Senate battle is on in ernest in Florida. Until now,...