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Why Don't Democrats Vote? I'll Tell You Why.

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

I found that the main reason why they didn't vote last year was simple: They couldn't see any difference between the candidates. When there is no difference between the candidates, Democrats don't vote, and Democrats lose.

Call These People, and Make Them Listen

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

According to public reports, the 18 Democratic Members of Congress listed below are leaning in favor of voting for "Fast Track," legislation that would prevent Congress from debating or amending whatever the Executive Branch calls a "trade bill."

Legislating, Circa 2014

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Look, I'm not asking you to like it. As John Godfrey Saxe said, "Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made."

Your Grayson Christmas Gifts Are on Their Way

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

You may wonder how a second-term Congressman, in the minority party, who does not sit on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, managed to get nine different tax breaks passed in a single year. Good question. I'll answer that next time.

An Open Letter To The Gay Dads Who Save The Life Of Their Son Each Day

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family A little boy named Grayson is one of the most special children in the world. It all started with a haircut. Cha...

Zach Carter

Top Obama Official Admits He Hasn't Pursued This Democratic Priority | Zach Carter | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rift between the Obama administration and congressional Democrats over a major free trade pact has only deepened since the president...

Zach Carter

Warren Opposing Obama's Top Trade Nominee | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Wednesday that she will vote against President Obama's top international trade nominee Michael From...

Zach Carter

Major Trade Deal 'Punch In The Face To The Middle Class' | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive Democrats in Congress are ramping up pressure on the Obama administration to release the text of Trans-Pacific Partnership, ...

A Day in the Life of a Congressman

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

One of the interesting things about this Congress job is that at any given moment, there are three or four different things to do. What one has to sho...

Let's Whip the GOP on Social Security

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

How to protect Social Security, in two easy steps: Step One: enlist an army. We've done that -- 3,000,000 people have signed petitions demanding "No C...

One Percent. Actually, Half of That

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Mitt Romney won the Maine Presidential Primary with 2,000 votes. Not BY 2,000 votes. WITH 2,000 votes. In a state with 1.3 million people, exactly 5,...

Romney's Religion

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Perhaps this is one of those times when people need to be reminded of what Lincoln called "the better angels of our nature." Bigotry is wrong, whether it's directed against African-Americans, gays, Jews or Mormons.

Grayson Attacks 'Meanies' And 'Weenies' In Congress

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) attacked the super committee and characterized the two-party system as "meanies" and "weenies" in an interview with ...

Latest Propaganda: Debt = Sewage

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Coming from the right-wing worshipers of the free market, their latest analogy seems odd. Borrowing is a voluntary, "arms-length" agreement between two autonomous beings, which is exactly what the free market is all about.

How Many Friends Do You Have?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Every one of your friends might need Medicaid one day, unless you're friends only with the Forbes 400.

How to Save $2 Trillion

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

I have an idea about how to how to cut $2 trillion. It's a very simple idea. In fact, I can sum it up in one word, with five letters: PEACE.

I'm In. Are You?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

A dying man wants me to run for Congress. What exactly could I say? I promised that I would run.

Did They Die in Vain?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. Alan Grayson

The teabaggers want to "take back America." They want to take it back, all right -- take it all the way back to the 19th century.

Alan Grayson: Obama Tax Cut Decision 'Will Not Help His Credibility'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) took aim at his Democratic colleagues and President Obama in an exit interview with The New York Times over the we...

WATCH: Alan Grayson Jabs Fox News Hosts On Personal Stakes In Bush Tax Cuts Extension

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) did the double duty Thursday of going after some of his biggest Republican enemies -- conservative pundits and for...

Friday Talking Points [145] -- A Democratic Epitaph

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

An interesting article caught my eye last week, but what with all the election hoopla, I haven't had a chance to write about it before now. But even ...

We Are #1! #1 in Right-Wing Attacks Against Us!

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

(a) "Conservative outside groups" have now spent more than $9 million "slamming vulnerable House Democrats," and (B) the total against me will reach ...

Axelrod Is Wrong: Obama Must Protect American Families From Wall Street Fraud

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

If senior White House adviser David Axelrod's comments this weekend are any indication, the Obama administration is woefully misreading the foreclosure fraud crisis currently gripping the U.S. economy.

Alan Grayson Is a Street Fighting Man

Christopher Sprinkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Sprinkle

For too long, the Left has been too soft when it comes to politics. We don't even have the backbone to push through Congress the issues we, as liberals, are most passionate about.

An Alan Grayson Movie

Christopher Sprinkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Sprinkle

2010-09-30-grayson.jpgFor weeks now across Florida, every paper you pick up has a story about the race for the 8th district.