This is news that Liberals will enjoy. He's coming back, the good man, Alan Grayson via WFTV:
WFTV learned on Monday that former U.S. Congressman Alan Grayson is running for office again.On Monday, Grayson said he doesn't plan to do anything different. He said he's running again because of all the people who have reached out and asked him to. Grayson already raised nearly $100,000 in donations before filing his paperwork on Monday."We need somebody who's gonna stick up for what's right. Somebody with guts," Grayson said.
We knew about it for a few hours, but had to keep it quiet until he released the news. He'll be coming on for a live chat with us soon...
Orlando Sentinel has more:
Alan Grayson – a hero to many on the left and a walking gag reflex to many on the right — wants to go back to Washington.
Yes, less than a year after the freshman Democratic congressman suffered a crushing defeat to Dan Webster, Grayson says he’s ready to try again.
Whether he’d run again against Webster — or perhaps in a newly created, heavily Democratic district, which would probably be more desirable for Grayson – remains to be seen. But either way, Grayson’s eager to run. (He was even wearing his signature stars-and-stripes necktie - one of his campaign staples – when he swung by the Sentinel Monday afternoon.)
Grayson claims the Middle Class needs an advocate; that Social Security and Medicare need protecting and that he’s the guy to do it.
Oh, and just in case you’re wondering if Grayson has mellowed since his loss … um, no. In fact, when I asked if he had any plans to tone down any of his rhetoric, he found the question insulting. “I was a fighter. I’m still a fighter,” he said. “I hope I never change.”
Finally some good news.