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House Republicans silence Rep. Grayson after he cites poll comparing them to ‘dog poop’

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) found himself on Tuesday being added to the list of things that had been shut down because of Republicans in Congress. During a speech on the House floor to call for a vote on a resolution that said Congress’ “dignity” had been impugned by the government…

Maher and Grayson: GOP is just ‘corporate shills, Jesus freaks and gun nuts’

Friday night on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher and panel discussed the chaotic state of the Republican Party. The division that is most immediately apparent is the line between the tea party, far-right caucus and the old guard establishment Republicans. Maher and Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) said…

Alan Grayson: Republicans are rejecting Obamacare out of drunken anger

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) did not discount what he called “public reports” that Republican lawmakers were drinking on the job, telling Salon that it was affecting their job performance. “It’s a fact we all have to live with,” Grayson said in an interview published on Tuesday. “It’s making them violent…

Grayson: All we really know about bombing Syria is that we don’t know what happens next

In an interview with Ezra Klein of the Washington Post, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) laid out a case against military intervention in Syria and said that not only is the U.S. unlikely to affect the outcome of the current conflict between Syrian Pres. Bashar al-Assad and rebels the rebels who…

Alan Grayson tells Chris Hayes: Syria ‘is simply not our problem’

Highlighting the divide between progressives on the question of a U.S. military strike against Syria, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) squared both MSNBC host Chris Hayes and former Democratic National Committee spokesperson Karen Finney on Thursday, assuring them that failing to get congressional approval for an attack would not make President…

Rep. Alan Grayson on NSA spying: What if ‘Dictator Palin’ gets elected?

You might not be worried about President Barack Obama abusing the immense surveillance powers of the U.S. government, but what if someone like Sarah Palin gets elected? That is the argument Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) gave in support of his legislation to rein in the National Security Agency during a…

Alan Grayson involved in car crash

Former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) was involved in a car crash Saturday afternoon in downtown Orlando after running through a red light. Grayson was traveling to a campaign fundraising event when his Mercedes collided into a Lynx bus, according to the WESH-TV. Grayson and a passenger accompanying him to the…

GOP Congressional candidate runs the season’s strangest ad yet

Republican Mark Oxner, who will be running against former Representative Alan Grayson next fall as Grayson attempts to reclaim a seat in Congress, has released a campaign ad that is being widely described by liberal bloggers as “bizarre” and “incredible.” The ad depicts the “U.S.S. Obamaboat” as a sailing ship…

Grayson calls Gingrich the ‘most hateful person in American politics’

Former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), a man known for not mincing his words, blasted former House Speaker Newt Gingrich during a Tuesday appearance on MSNBC. “It’s going to get very ugly [in Florida], but it is not going to make any difference,” he said. “Newt Gingrich is the most hateful…

Grayson: Fed played ‘Russian roulette’ with U.S. money

Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) appeared on Countdown Monday evening to discuss how an audit of the Federal Reserve revealed the private bank giving $26 trillion to U.S and foreign banks without Congress’ authorization. “For the first time in history, I’m talking the 100 year history of the Federal…

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