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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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  • Jeb Bush tells Grayson: ‘Stay out of the Republican primary’

     
    We wrote this morning how Democrat Alan Grayson has spent over $100,000 beating up on John Quinones in the 9th congressional district race as “The Tax Man” — evidently hoping that doing so would knock off the Hispanic that many...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Soccer, Alan Grayson and Digital Domain

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.   Here's what we're reading today.   * Orlando Sentinel has a closer look at Orlando's soccer stadium pitch.   * Marco Rubio's pitch that applicants for legal residence in the U.S. must speak...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Newsweek sits down with Grayson

     
    WASHINGTON — Never one to mince words, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, spoke to Newsweek in a Q&A session recently in which Grayson was usual self — critical of Republicans and, well, confident of himself. A couple excerpts: Any...
  • Grayson donates to Kucinich campaign against Kaptur

     
    Ohio's congressional redistricting has lumped two longtime Democratic incumbents against one another, and former caucus-mate Alan Grayson of Orlando is taking sides. Grayson's campaign to return to Congress announced it has donated $50,000 to the re-...
  • Osceola’s Melendez is first announced candidate for new congressional district

     
    Julius Melendez, the vice-chair of the Osceola County school board, on Friday became the first candidate to officially announce he's running for Congress in the new Hispanic-heavy District 27 that's expected to be created in Orange, Osceola and Polk...
  • Webster in town to talk history — not redistricting

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Central Florida congressman Dan Webster drove up to the state Capitol Tuesday to give a speech to the youngish Republicans with super-majority power about what life used to be like in Tallahassee as the minority party. Webster, R-...
  • Webster raises $185K in 4Q

     
    WASHINGTON — Rookie U.S. Rep. Dan Webster raised nearly $185,000 in the final three months of 2011 — a figure that sets him behind the $239,000 netted by his Democratic opponent, former Orlando police chief Val Demings. Still, his campaign...
  • Grayson nets more than $600K for 4Q

     
    WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson continued to raise big bucks to support his comeback bid to Congress — reportedly netting more than $600,000 in the last three months of 2011, according to a campaign aide. Spokesman Todd Jurkowski...