Alan Grayson, the former Democratic representative from Orlando who made national headlines for his pointed criticisms of the Republican Party, is running for Congress — somewhere.
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Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, former Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Florida’s other congressional representatives weighed in today on the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.
The St. Petersburg Times’ PolitiFact served as an invaluable tool for other journalists preceding the 2012 midterm elections, analyzing candidates’ comments while rating their veracity, ranging from ‘True’ and ‘Mostly True’ on one side of spectrum to ‘False’ and ‘Pants on Fire’ at the other end.
With the end of 2010 approaching, PolitiFact is holding a contest letting readers chose the “Lie of the Year.”
Despite losing his seat on Nov. 2, Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, isn’t biting his tongue in his final days as a congressman, yesterday attacking Republican legislators and conservative pundits fighting to extend the Bush tax cuts for America’s top earners.
“They want a tax cut for the rich because they want a tax cut for themselves,” he said on the House floor, calling right-wing commentators Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich and former President George W. Bush “the people who are really in charge, the ones who actually run the Republican party” and showing how much they (multimillionaires all) stand to gain from extending the Bush tax cuts. (Video after the jump.)
Conceding to his Republican opponent, Dan Webster, Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, said that he faltered because his base didn’t turn out strongly enough to counter a strong Republican surge.
“People don’t decide to vote based on who their congressman is,”…
Dan Webster has declined to debate Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, whom he is challenging in Florida’s District 8.
For one thing, Webster has said he didn’t want to participate in debates that included Tea Party candidate Peg Dunmire. For…
Members of the tea party movement have long been suspicious of — and annoyed by — the Florida Tea Party, which they worry could divide the conservative vote and undermine Republican candidates.
Speaking Saturday at a tea party-sponsored get-out-the-vote rally…
The Florida Division of Elections released this week its latest report on voter registration data that show there are 11,217,384 registered voters in the state.
The data show that in congressional District 24, where Republican Sandy Adams faces…
Last week I wrote about the role of independent groups in supporting Republicans in Central Florida’s tight congressional races where the GOP candidates have been out-fundraised and outspent by incumbent Democrats Suzanne Kosmas and Alan Grayson.
A new report…