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Alan Grayson Reelected To Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) was re-elected to Congress from Florida's 9th District Tuesday, defeating Republican Carol Platt and two independent candid...

Why Are We Still Waiting for Answers on Drones?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Not one of us would stand by idly while a foreign government killed American grandmothers, children, and other innocent civilians via remote-controlled weapons that rain down death from the skies.

Florida Congressman's Messy Divorce Gets Messier

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's messy divorce is getting messier, at least when it comes to his house. Court papers filed by his estr...

Alan Grayson: 'Dick Cheney Never Met A War He Didn't Like'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) weighed in Wednesday on former Vice President Dick Cheney’s remarks that the U.S. needs to do more to counter the Islamic...

Zach Carter

Alan Grayson Zings Both Sides Of Aisle With Export-Import Bank Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress reconvenes after its August recess, a major source of political drama is the Export-Import Bank and whether a deep divide in...

Jennifer Bendery

Why Congress Is Reluctant To Stop The Military Toys Flowing To Local Cops

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The militarized police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, is forcing members of Congress to explain their ongoing support for a...

Jennifer Bendery

Here's How Lawmakers Use The War On Terror To Defend Police Militarization

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Local police forces need military equipment to fight terrorism, members of Congress argued in June when they successfully beat back legi...

Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson Calls For U.S. Travel Ban In Response To Ebola Outbreak

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is calling on the Obama administration to impose a travel ban on three West African nations in response to a growing Ebola ...

Ashley Alman

Grayson To Force Republicans On The Record On Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) proposed an amendment to a House spending bill Tuesday that would raise the minimum wage for federal government workers. A ...

Dem Lawmaker Accuses Former NSA Chief Of Disclosing Classified Information 'For Profit'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) doesn’t trust that former NSA director Keith Alexander is reportedly being paid $600,000 a month by the largest banking t...

House Approves Landmark Proposal For Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.30.2014 | Media

The House has approved an amendment that could prevent journalists from being forced to reveal their sources. On Thursday night, Congressman Alan G...

House Committee Passes Landmark Amendment Restricting NSA

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

The House Science and Technology Committee passed a landmark Internet security amendment on Wednesday, moving to protect encryption standards from Nat...

Amanda Terkel

Alan Grayson Ready And Willing To Serve On Benghazi Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is willing to serve on the committee established by House Republicans to investigate the 2012 attacks in Beng...

The Best Way Democrats Could Respond To The Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

The push to get Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) named to the House Select Committee on Benghazi is getting a boost from the second-largest online progressi...

Zach Carter

Top Obama Official Admits He Hasn't Pursued This Democratic Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Alan Grayson Reportedly Seeks Annulment, Says Wife Was Already Married When They Wed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is seeking an annulment of his 24-year marriage on the grounds that his wife was already married when they we...

Christina Wilkie

Member Of Congress Unloads Russian Stocks Following HuffPost Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A member of Congress who held stocks in Russian companies has requested that her broker sell them "forthwith" after the investments were...

Christina Wilkie

Six Members Of Congress Have Financial Stake In Russian Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of Congress and the Obama administration scramble to respond to the increasing threat posed by the Russian military in Ukrain...

Alan Grayson's Wife Drops Restraining Order Against Him

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla., March 12 (Reuters) - The wife of Florida Congressman Alan Grayson dropped her request for a permanent restraining order against him, ...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.

Grayson Says Video Shows He Didn't Push Wife

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A video released by lawyers for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson on Wednesday shows his estranged wife shoving him in front of their hous...

Dem Rep Denies Shoving His Wife During Domestic Dispute

Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is denying an accusation by his wife that he injured her during a domestic dispute last Saturday. In a complaint filed M...

Darrell Issa, Other Lawmakers Want Obama To Fire James Clapper For 'Lying To Congress'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and five other lawmakers wrote a letter to President Barack Obama lamenting "the continued role of James Clapper as Direc...

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street May Win As Federal Reserve Prepares To Punt On Physical Commodities

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Big banks are poised to reap a significant victory in their fight to maintain lucrative businesses hoarding, selling and trading physical commodities ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Warn Obama They'll Kill His Big Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's international trade agenda is dead in the water if he doesn't do a better job engaging with Democrats in Congre...