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What Will Be The Future of The Democratic Party?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Kabir Helminski

Photo by Rhododendrites, Wikimedia The 2016 election may be the most confounding political event in living memory. And the need to understand it is u...

Alan Grayson Wants 'None Of The Above' On The Presidential Ballot

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.17.2016 | Politics

Like many Americans, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) was not happy with the two major parties’ presidential nominees. But instead of moaning about it or ...

Let's Take A Look Back At The Best Of Alan Grayson Over The Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

The must-watch video above was produced and edited by HuffPost’s J.M. Rieger. * * * * WASHINGTON ― For the second time since Rep. Alan Grayson (D...

Two Florida Dems Walking Away With The Bernie Small Donor Award

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Tim Canova, who's trying to unseat former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the House, has raised a greater share of his funds from small donors so far than any other congressional candidate.

Forget The DNC. The Real Democratic Party Scandal Is In Florida

Roger Wolfson | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Roger Wolfson

The Democratic Party spending millions of dollars to defeat Grayson and Sestak in the primaries is short-sighted, to say the least.

How A Senator Grayson Could Help Stop Michele Flournoy's New Syria War

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Robert Naiman

Flournoy is indeed advocating that direct U.S. military power be used to overthrow the Syrian government - exactly what many advocates of more direct U.S. military intervention for regime change in Syria hoped would be accomplished in September 2013.

Rep. Jared Polis And Rep. Alan Grayson Talk Ending FDA Gay Blood Ban (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I participated in a media call hosted by the National Gay Blood Drive and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee with Congressman Jared Polis and Congressman Alan Grayson urging the FDA to lift the requirement that gay and bisexual men be celibate for a year before donating blood.

Harry Reid: 'I Will Be Blunt. I Want Alan Grayson To Lose.'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was unusually candid about his feelings toward Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) in a fundraising appeal for Grays...

Congressman Mocks The GOP's 'Great American Bathroom Controversy'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) made fun of Republicans on Friday for being "obsessed" with where transgender people go to the bathroom, deli...

Real Voters Ask All The Questions For This Senate Debate

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

If you’ve been frustrated by presidential primary debates featuring questions by media personalities that skip issues that actually affect people’...

Would Sanders Support Murphy-Paul Conditions on Military Aid to Saudi Arabia?

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.23.2017 | Politics
Robert Naiman

On April 21, the University of Maryland and the National Iranian American Council sponsored a debate between former Assistant Secretary of Defense Larry Korb, a foreign policy advisor and surrogate for the Bernie Sanders campaign, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense Derek Chollet, a foreign policy advisor and surrogate for the Hillary Clinton campaign.

CIA-Backed Rebels at War With DOD-Backed Rebels

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 04.13.2017 | HuffPost Home
Rep. Alan Grayson

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse ...

Obama And Biden Endorse Centrist Dem For Marco Rubio's Florida Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) to be the Democratic candidate for the Se...

Rep Alan Grayson: I Feel the Bern

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Bernie Sanders and I share a goal of building a grassroots movement of people who want to take back our country from the billionaires and the multinational corporations. We want to make elections into about something different: Not the lesser of two evils, but the greater good.

Alan Grayson Bucks Democratic Superdelegate Process

Peter C. Frank | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Peter C. Frank

Grayson worries about a situation where a candidate could still be the party's nominee even if they received 59 percent of the popular vote due to the superdelegate situation.

A Wellstone Staffer on Why the Attacks on Alan Grayson Are to Be Questioned

Roger Wolfson | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Roger Wolfson

It saddens me that progressives now have to put pen to paper to defend Alan Grayson; a man who has not only proved himself the most effective Liberal in the House - having passed more legislation promoting progressive causes than anyone else - but the most effective Congressman, period, having passed more legislation than any member of Congress from either party.

Cruz Unsettled

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

Despite his best efforts to brush the issue off, all of this has to be unsettling for Ted Cruz. Perhaps he can reach out to President Obama for some advice.

Democratic Rep Vows Legal Challenge On Cruz's 'Natural Born Citizenship'

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has shrugged off questions about his eligibility for the presidency, contending he is "natural born citizen" because U.S. citi...

Friday Talking Points -- Underpants Gnomes Will Defeat Trump!

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Now that the primaries are getting a lot closer, some are doing mental pretzel-bends to rationalize their gut feeling about Trump's inevitable loss (since their gut feeling can't possibly be wrong, of course.)

This Christmas, Remember 'Jesus Had No Place to Lay His Head'

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 12.25.2016 | Religion
Rep. Alan Grayson

In Jesus's time, there were no borders, or border patrols. If you were in danger, then you would just tie your belongings to your donkey, and you would leave. And wherever you went, no one would think of turning you away or hurting you, simply because you were from somewhere else.

Rep. Alan Grayson Slams Marco Rubio's 'Pathetic' Stance On Refugees

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.25.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday and criticized Marco Rubio's stance on the Syrian refugee issue, accusing the 2016 presiden...

Friday Talking Points -- New Speaker's Speaking Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.02.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Kevin McCarthy is not worthy. Of using the English language correctly, among other things. Amusingly, though, this will likely not stop him from becoming the next speaker of the House.

My Bill Will Shut Down The Shutdowns

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

With a federal budget deadline looming, we are still facing the threat of another destructive government shutdown. Why should we ever allow a fraction of a faction in the body politic to threaten the whole and hold all of us hostage? Let's end this dangerous and self-destructive political ritual.

A Good Rule of Law: Mind Your Own Business

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision was a great victory for LGBT rights. But it also was a great victory for something that rests right at the heart of the human experience, the paramount legal doctrine of M.Y.O.B. -- Mind Your Own Business.

Watch This Democrat Make The Case For Why Obama's Trade Deal Is Awful

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

After President Barack Obama accused critics of his proposed trade deal of being wrong on the facts, one member of Congress released a lengthy video e...