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Alan Grayson

From Bad to Worse: Abuse Allegations and Endorsement Retractions Hound Alan Grayson

Is Alan Grayson having the worst day ever in Florida politics? On Tuesday, POLITICO released a story saying the Florida congressman had allegedly abused his wife for over two decades. Grayson’s wife, Lolita Grayson, told POLITICO she had called the police on her husband a total of four times -- at least two times in Virginia and two more times in Florida. 

July 26, 2016 - 5:00pm

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It is very common knowledge in America that the federal government has programs in place to to collect citizen’s phone records, as well as many other invasions of our privacy under the guise of the Patriot Act.  What most people are not aware of is the gross abuse of surveillance equipment by law enforcement at all levels of government, up to and including your local police departments.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made it clear. She would rather do anything than spend time in Congressional District 23.
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The main purpose of the modern political convention is to produce four days of televised propaganda.
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The Haitian people must be allowed to elect a president, without further arbitrary delays, who can govern the country effectively, responsibly and democratically. Haiti’s current environment of political instability has allowed rival groups to use violence to intimidate the National Assembly and prevent it from doing its duty to replace the de facto government with an interim head of government with the sole mandate of completing the electoral cycle that was disrupted by violence earlier this year. 
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