Alan Grayson's file

Grayson

Democrat from Florida

Alan Grayson is Democratic Congressman from Florida running for U.S. Senate in 2016. He was initially elected to Congress in 2008, then defeated for re-election in 2010. He was elected again to Congress from a different district in 2012.

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Recent statements involving Alan Grayson

Recent stories featuring Alan Grayson

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April

 

Jolly and Grayson tackle King James, Planned Parenthood at open debate

The Republican and Democrat congressmen ignore their primary opponents to face each other as they vie for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat.

Reader mailbag: Jeb Bush's 'statement is logically 'false,' the opposite of true!'

PolitiFact readers sound off on our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush about refugees and President Barack Obama about fish swimming in Miami streets

 

Fact-checking Alan Grayson, candidate for U.S. Senate

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson will challenge U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in a Democratic primary in 2016, vying for the seat held by Sen. Marco Rubio. 

 

Alan Grayson claims 45,000 people die a year because they lack health insurance

We explain the science -- and the skepticism -- of studies that pin down the number of deaths due to not having health insurance.