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In Tampa, Alan Grayson attempts to woo local Democrats in his bid for Senate

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Nine days after Patrick Murphy spoke before hundreds of Hillsborough County Democrats at the party’s annual fundraising dinner, Alan Grayson got his shot on Monday night. Speaking to approximately 70 members of the party’s executive committee members at their monthly meeting at the Children’s Board in Ybor City, the Orlando congressman and top challenger to Murphy for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate spoke and took questions for approximately 45 minutes. “A lot of people think it’s a club, like the…

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Alan Grayson says he may call for federal investigation on incident at Florida State Fair

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On February 7, 2014, 14-year-old Andrew Joseph III was killed as he tried to cross Interstate 4 in Tampa just west of U.S. Highway 301 – after being kicked out of the Florida State Fair for alleged disorderly conduct. The teen was one of more than 100 young people ejected that night after deputies said a stampede of teenagers had rushed through the Midway. His father, Andrew Joseph II, has spoken out about the incident over the past year and…

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