Congressman Alan Grayson

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It’s good news to Florida’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Rick Scott that Congress could be close to striking a deal on funding efforts to combat the Zika virus. Florida just passed the 800 mark for the amount of cases reported to health officials. But, Florida leaders are a bit split on how that funding should be accomplished.

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Democrat Pam Keith is a political newcomer and an underdog in Florida’s race for the US Senate. WFSU sat down with Keith ahead of the August 30th primary.

Election 2016 Profiles: Alan Grayson

Aug 15, 2016

  Orlando Congressman Alan Grayson is often described as a “liberal firebrand” for his passionate and sometimes combative encounters in the media and on Capitol Hill. As part of our series profiling the candidates running for U.S. Senate, WMFE’s Catherine Welch caught up with Grayson on the campaign trail, where she saw a softer side of the outspoken congressman.  

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In the U.S. Senate race, Florida Incumbent Marco Rubio leads Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy by only three points, which is within the margin of error for the most recent Quinnipiac University Poll. Rubio's also ahead of his other Democratic opponent, Alan Grayson, by six points.

Nick Evans

As candidates begin qualifying for Florida’s U.S. Senate race, one of the biggest questions is whether incumbent Marco Rubio will change his mind and run for reelection.  At least one Democrat would welcome the challenge.

Take A Look At Florida's Crowded U.S. Senate Race

Apr 29, 2016
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The race for Florida’s open U.S. Senate seat is crowded with contenders from both parties. Here's a look at some of the better-known candidates.

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Two Florida Congressmen went head to head Monday, in the first debate for an open US Senate seat.

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There’s a lot of speculation surrounding outgoing House Speaker John Boehner’s replacement. But, some Florida Congressmen hopes that decision will come soon.

Update: Crisafulli Rejects Congressional Request For Statewide Redistricting Hearings

Jul 17, 2015
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  Update 6:21 p.m.: The Associated Press reports Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli has turned down a request for statewide redistricting hearings by 15 members of Florida's Congressional delegation.