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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

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  • 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: I’m up a half-million bucks

     
    WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is reporting today that he already has raised more than $500,000 in the final quarter of 2011 — a big haul that should boost efforts by the Orlando Democrat to return to Congress. The fundraising...
  • Grayson weighs in on Santorum’s health care statements

     
    Former U.S. Rep. and hopeful future congressman Alan Grayson still doesn't like people bashing health care reform, or the reasons behind it. Now that former U.S. senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is a player in the GOP presidential field, Grayson can'...
  • 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...
  • Demings back in DC on the fundraising circuit

     
    WASHINGTON — Former Orlando police chief Val Demings is back on Capitol Hill this week, raising money and making contacts to support her bid to unseat freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden. The effort comes days after the Democratic...
  • Grayson has big fundraising month

     
    WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson announced today that he raised more than $150,000 in the month of January — an impressive haul that would equal or exceed what several incumbent Republicans from Central Florida netted over three...
  • Julius Melendez wins Republican CD9 straw poll in Solivita

     
    Republican congressional candidate Julius Melendez has won a straw poll from the Solivita Republican Club in the crowded GOP race to run in Florida's 9th Congressional District against Democratic former congressman Alan Grayson. Melendez's campaign...
  • Quiñones vs. Grayson in new Hispanic-minority CD

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer Osceola County Commission Chairman John Quiñones says he's running for Congress in the newly created Hispanic-minority congressional district that the Legislature created this year. Quiñones, a Republican, will run in District...