Tag: Alan Grayson

Time For House Democrats To Find New Leadership

It's time to start thinking about electing a leader of the House Democrats who is NOT a conservative and who is not a pillar of institutionalized Beltway corruption.

FEC Quarter Ends Today; Should You Care?

If you follow Blue America faithfully, you already know that SOME "asks" are worth giving too, a LOT of them aren't. This one is by definition certainly the former! Why? Because "Alan Grayson!"

House Republicans Defeat Elizabeth Warren’s Bill In Committee–

All Blue America-endorsed candidates support Sen. Warren's way of dealing with this problem and all of them would like to get into Congress and make sure her proposal eventually passes. That's where you come in. They need your help to get into Congress. We know the DCCC won't help independent-minded progressive get elected (Thanks, Steve Israel!) That's why we ask for you to give what you can, even if it's just a little; it all adds up!

Heroes And Villains: Massachusetts Senate Race

Progressive Hero Ed Markey leading in the race to fill Kerry's seat in Massachusetts. Senator John Kerry and newly elected Senator Elizabeth Warren have enthusiastically endorsed Markey. And so has Blue America. This week we set up a special Profiles in Courage page around the Grayson-Takano letter. Our first profile is Ed Markey. Please consider helping him win a seat in the U.S. Senate.

Blue America, Onward And Upward: Good Guys Always Win In The End

The first time he ran for Congress, Alan Grayson lost the primary. Two years later Blue America encouraged him to run again and he did. Derided by the political Establishment in Florida and in DC, he beat their favorite in the primary and went on to beat the incumbent Republican congressman in the November general. He then went on to inspire millions of Americans desperate for political leaders who could and would stand up to the conservative consensus that dominates Beltway politics. And when Grayson lost in 2010, he started working on the 2012 race. Blue America was with him every step of the way.

Blue America Welcomes Back Alan Grayson

Today, January 21, is the two-year anniversary of the absolute worst and most dangerous Supreme Court decision of our lifetimes, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. We decided it would be the perfect time to reiterate Blue America's

Today We’re Thankful For… Alan Grayson

We're going to do something a little different today here at DownWithTyranny. In honor of Thanksgiving we're going to dedicate the entire day to explaining why we're thankful to one candidate for Congress, Alan Grayson. Last week, Blue America

Alan Grayson’s In– Are You?

Late yesterday Alan Grayson announced that he'd be running for Congress again, in one of the still not fully defined Orlando area districts. Alan was one of the most aggressively courageous and honest Members of Congress any of us has ever come

Alan Grayson’s Got Your Back on Foreclosure Fraud. Won’t you get his on November 2nd? UPDATED

You know, when America's worst columnist devotes an entire piece to his eliminationist right-wing wish for the voters to "purge" you from the American scene, you have to figure you're scoring, and against some sensitive targets. Why else target

What Do Republicans Read To… Well, To Make Them The Way They Are?

Calling out Corporate Media memes regarding "the great unwashed".

Will Taliban Dan Protect Florida Families From Illegal Foreclosures? Does He Even Know What They Are?

Alan Grayson fights for homeowners - does his opponent Taliban Dan even know what they are?

Blue America Welcomes Our Old Friend Alan Grayson Back For A Live Chat

Congressman Grayson's clip above is positively existential. It's hard to believe it's coming from a Member of Congress. Of course, it's hard to be

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