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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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  • John Q said he raised $155k, has $105k in the bank

     
    John Quiñones, the Osceola County Commission chairman filing his first fundraising report in the race for Congressional District 9, announced that he raised “over $155,000″ during the quarter ending June 30th and has $105,225 cash-on-hand. The...
  • Republican congressional candidate Oxner points Grayson gun image back at Grayson

     
      Updated 7/18/12 9:15 a.m. to include response from Grayson campaign and to clarify a couple of points. Republican congressional candidate Mark Oxner of Champions gate is getting more attention for bizarre campaign videos posted on his website than for...
  • Democrat Alan Grayson reserves TV time in October for Congressional race

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, is starting to spend his big campaign fund in his effort to return to Congress, this time in the newly-configured District 9 of southern Orange County and Osceola County. Earlier this week, Grayson, the only...
  • GOP contenders in CD 9 spar gently over conservative issues

     
    By David Breen, Staff Writer The Republican challengers for U.S. House District 9 burnished their conservative and Christian credentials Wednesday as they were questioned by a group of Orlando-area ministers. Attorney Todd Long, businessman Mark Oxner,...
  • Webster campaign gets some outside help

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Webster punched his ticket to Congress in 2010 in large part because outside groups — including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and conservative 60 Plus Association — spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to help...
  • Grayson finishes quarter with $1.16 mill COH

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson continues to send a message that he's going to be a formidable candidate this fall in newly drawn Congressional District 9. The Democrat's campaign announced that he had raised  $820,830 in the second quarter, through June...
  • Grayson responds: “I won’t:” close lemonade stands, outlaw guns, outlaw heterosexual intercourse

     
    Updated 3:40 07/19/12 with Oxner's response to Grayson's fundraising pitch. Democratic congressional candidate Alan Grayson's campaign said earlier this week it had no intention to respond to “silly ads” posted on the internet by Mark Oxner,...
  • GOP, Charlie Crist, Obamacare on public-affairs menu

     
    In public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Four Republican candidates in U.S. House District 9 talk to “Political Connections” on Central Florida News 13. Moderator Ybeth Bruzual interviews Todd Long, Mark Oxner, Julius Melendez and John...
  • Ag Commish Adam Putnam endorses John Quinones

     
    Sentinel Reporter David Breen forwarded the following item: State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has endorsed John Quinones for Congress, the Quinones campaign announced this morning. Putnam, a former congressman, represented a district that...
  • College Park candidates forum tonight includes School Board

     
    The College Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a candidates' forum tonight that will likely be District 6 residents' last chance to hear from all three School Board candidates competing in their area. Those candidates — incumbent Nancy...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Kids, taxes and wages

     
    TALLAHASSEE–Good morning and happy Wednesday to you all. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * South Florida is catching up to the rest of the country in wages and benefits, the Sun-Sentinel reports. * The Orlando Sentinel writes...
  • 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...