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Alan Grayson Health Care

Alan Grayson Blasts GOP Debate Audience's Shocking Reaction: 'It's Sadism'

Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

The jubilant shouts of members of the GOP audience encouraging the death of a hypothetical uninsured man bring to mind the 2009 House floor speech del...

A Near-Death Experience, and On From Here

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

I voted yes on Sunday's health care reform bill. It's an historic first step. Historic. But we're not done. The framework for a comprehensive health care system is in place. Now we must finish the job.

Grayson Pushes Public Option On His Own Terms

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team Congressman Alan Grayson (D) Fla. has been waging his own war on the health insurance industry by prop...

HR 4789 and The Public Option: The Way Forward

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

I've introduced H.R. 4789, the Public Option Act. This simple four-page bill lets any American buy into Medicare at cost. You want it, you pay for it, you're in. It adds nothing to the deficit; you pay what it costs.

Ryan Grim

Donors Reward Dems Who Pushed Public Option

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An online effort has quietly raised nearly $90,000 in the past few days to reward three freshman House Democrats for organizing an effort to put the p...

How the Republicans Failed to Cut Off My Health Care Speech

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

I intend to vote for the health care bill because that bill saves lives. And I also intend to speak out, as loudly as I can, on behalf of those Americans who cannot speak out, those who have died because they had no health insurance.

Sam Stein

Grayson Launches Site To Honor, Name Those Dead From Lack Of Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), who launched himself into the heat of the health care debate by arguing that Republican-styled health care reform encouraged...

Calling Out the House Progressive Caucus: Are You Men and Women, or Are You Mice?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If you break your pledge and vote for a health reform bill without this minimally robust version of the public option, you've ensured that even with a Democratic majority, all "reform" will be limited by your Blue Dog colleagues.

Shocked at Seeing a Democrat with Guts

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Many Republicans have expressed outrage at Representative Alan Grayson (D-FL) for his recent display on the floor of the House of Representatives while discussing health care reform.

Grayson Called "Wingnut" By New York Times

New York Times | David M. Herszenhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On paper, Representative Alan Grayson, a freshman Democrat from Florida, seems a bit stiff: degrees from Harvard and Harvard Law; a résumé that incl...

Republicans and Their Strategic Fainting Spells

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

The minor dust-up in the House today is over Alan Grayson, a freshman Democrat. He said that the Republican health care plan was "Don't get sick." And if you do? "Die quickly."