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Alan Grayson changes the names of two of his hedge funds

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Earlier this summer, Democratic U.S. Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Alan Grayson acknowledged that he was managing three hedge funds in his own name, but denied that he was violating congressional ethics rules that prohibit sitting legislators from managing self-named investment entities. But documents filed with the Florida secretary of state’s Division of Corporations earlier this month show that he has submitted the paperwork to take two of those funds out of his name. One form shows that he has requested that the Delaware-based Grayson Fund General Partner, LLC…

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‘Embarrassed’ by Alan Grayson, Eleanor Sobel endorses Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

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If liberal U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson was counting on progressive backing for a possible Senate bid, ethical concerns cost him at least one important local supporter. Today, state Sen. Eleanor Sobel endorsed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy‘s bid for the U.S. Senate, citing the latest revelations about Grayson as an important tipping point in her decision. “I cannot, in good conscience, sit back and watch Alan Grayson continue embarrassing my party and my state,” said Sobel. “His profane tirades were one thing, but…

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