Tag: Alan Grayson

‘Audit the Fed’ May Finally Pass Congress

Kentucky’s Sen. Rand Paul appears to be on the cusp of having the Senate and the House pass the “Audit the Fed” legislation that he and his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), fought for to stop the Federal Reserve’s “unchecked” and “arguably unconstitutional” meddling in the free market economy.

Exclusive– Gretchen Carlson Attorney Donates Big to Left Wing Democrats Who Aggressively Criticize Fox News

An analysis of political donations that Nancy Erika Smith, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson’s attorney, has made shows she is a hardcore progressive Democrat who has given thousands upon thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates for office. Many of those Democrats that Smith has supported have repeatedly, viciously and very publicly criticized the Fox News Channel for its coverage, Breitbart News has found.

Grayson: Elizabeth Warren Should Replace Scalia

Rep. Alan Grayson (R-FL), the left-wing firebrand now under investigation by the House Ethics Committee, has declared that President Barack Obama should nominate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away suddenly on Saturday.

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Allen West Is Still Loathed by Liberal Democrats

Democrats continue their obsession with former Congressman Allen West (R), as the two Democratic Senate candidates in Florida, Rep. Alan Grayson and Rep. Patrick Murphy, are quick to reference West in their attacks against one another.

Amazing Race: Rumble To Replace Rubio in Florida Wide Open, Poll Shows

With Florida’s August 2016 primary still more than a year away, it would be highly unlikely for any candidate to have the race sewn up already, but this poll does settle some questions about how the race would be affected if some of the potential candidates jumped in: former Attorney General Bill McCollum (R-FL) and Rep. Gwen Graham (D-FL).

Club for Growth Calls FL. Sen. Candidate David Jolly the ‘C’ Word

That would be Charlie Crist, the former Florida Governor who used to be a Republican, then bailed on the party to run as an independent after Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) surged to a double-digit lead in the 2010 Senate primary. Crist’s name has become a shorthand insult whenever someone wishes to challenge a candidate’s conservative credentials, and when Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) jumped into the Florida Senate race on Monday, the Club for Growth had thrown the Crist name at him within a few hours.

Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos López-Cantera Will Run For Rubio’s Senate Seat

López-Cantera, Florida’s first Hispanic Lieutenant Governor, previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 until term limited out in 2012. During his time in the Legislature, he was Majority Whip and then Majority Leader. In 2012, he was elected Property Appraiser of Miami-Dade County.

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Alan Grayson Is Running for Senate

After mulling over his options, and keeping the national press sitting on the edge of their seats, hoping that he will make the much anticipated run, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) has announced that he is running for the U.S. Senate in 2016.

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Alan Grayson Calls Fast-Track Unconstitutional

Rep. Alan Grayson, the outspoken and often controversial congressman from Florida, recently penned an opinion editorial in the Huffington Post, where he pointed out that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)—or “Fast-Track”—is unconstitutional.

National Journal: ‘The Democrats’ Tea Party Moment’

From National Journal: House progressives may have just had their tea-party moment. They went toe-to-toe Friday with their own president, the business community, and moderates of all stripes—and they won big. In overwhelming numbers, Democrats torpedoed a bill that would