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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 endorses Todd Long for Congress

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush, whose endorsement is coveted by Florida Republican candidates, has given his personal nod to Todd Long, calling him “a conservative, small-business owner.” Long is running for the newly drawn 9th congressional district...
  • Orange Democrats, Grayson campaign accuse Todd Long of filing false financial-disclosure form

     
    UPDATES with further response from Long By David Breen, Staff Writer Congressional candidate Todd Long filed a false financial-disclosure form for the current race, and didn’t file one at all in his 2010 campaign, according to a complaint filed with...
  • Grayson Hollywood fundraiser included comedians telling rape jokes

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer Alan Grayson has an overwhelming money advantage in his race for the 9th Congressional District with less than a week to go, but that hasn’t stopped his fundraising machine. The Democratic former congressman was in Los...
  • Join Todd Long on election night

     
    Democrat Alan Grayson has been telling people for weeks that he's locked up his race against underfunded Republican Todd Long in the newly created 9th congressional district. But hope springs eternal in the Long campaign. From an email he sent out today:...
  • GOP/Plakon supporters try to tie Dem opponent to child-molester, Jerry Sandusky

     
    In a campaign-season full of filth, one campaign trick will always sink to the lowest point of the cesspool. Two years ago, it was probably when Alan Grayson tried to compare Dan Webster to the Taliban. This year, that unseemly distinction goes to...
  • Candlelight vigil to stop violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida

     
    The Puerto Rican Leadership Council,  Central Florida community activists and faith-based organizations will “Shine a Light on Crime and Violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida, and the Nation”  by holding a candlelight vigil tonite. Several ...
  • John Hitt visits Lauren Rowe’s ‘Flashpoint’; Darren Soto talks to ‘Political Connections’

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, will be Lauren Rowe's guest on “Flashpoint.” The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Hitt will discuss tuition increases,...
  • 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,...
  • Politicians find all kinds of ways to shoot themselves in the foot

    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we have political wisdom from the mouths of babes, news about an ethics complaint and some free advice for a few candidates … which is worth precisely what the candidates paid for it. Scott undermines himself...
  • What's that smell? Better power up the Malarkey Meter

    What's that smell? Better power up the Malarkey Meter
    I've heard from so many readers bewitched, bothered and bewildered by nasty campaign accusations that I decided to dust off the Malarkey Meter and start putting these claims to the truth test. Here's the problem: The fibs and fabrications are so numerous...