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Warren Opposing Obama's Top Trade Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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.

Friday Talking Points [134] -- Some Reality For Gibbs

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Happy Friday the Thirteenth, everyone. It's actually a fitting day for this column, which I'll explain in a bit. Because before we get to that, we si...

Alan Grayson, Politico Engage In Fundraising War

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) has begun trading written barbs with Politico, the focus of the Congressman's latest fundraising campaign that seeks to hig...

Final Score: Compassion 1, Bullying 0‏

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

For the first time this week, Republicans got that funny feeling that you get when you exercise a muscle that you didn't even know you had. That funny feeling the Republicans experienced was . . . a pang of conscience.

Which Party Is the Peace Party?

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

For years, I prosecuted war profiteers in Iraq. I saw exactly what Gen. Butler meant when he said, "war is a racket." I'm not going to change my mind about these wars any time soon. But we have to change other people's minds.

Half a Century Under the Whip

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

For the past half century, the military-industrial complex has perpetuated one war after another, at enormous cost in both blood and money. In its lust for oil, it has broken country after country, and now the sea floor.

Me and the Lobbyists

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

I have to confess. There is a part of this job, this whole "Member of Congress" experience, that I'm just not any good at. In fact, I'm awful at it. I just can't bring myself to kiss up to lobbyists.