With Marco Rubio vacating his seat, the Florida representative is looking to turn the Sunshine State blue with his inflammatory quotables and plentiful coffers
Who is Alan Grayson? Alan Grayson is an outspokenly progressive Democratic member of the House of Representatives from Florida who is responsible for 90% of all scowly leftist congressional zingers posted in your Facebook feed now that Barney Frank has retired. He is running for the Florida Senate seat that Marco Rubio will vacate in 2016 because hereally wants to become president .
Why on earth should I care? Because you all smugly mock Florida, then retire here anyway. (Try Arizona.) Also, Democrats are desperately trying retake the US senate in 2016, and Rubio just abandoned a Senate seat that the Republican party could have held for a generation.
Isn’t a Democrat already running for Senate in Florida? Weird how you knew that already, but yes! Patrick Murphy, who’s best known for defeating Commie Nazi hunter and Iraqi torturer Alan West, has already been endorsed by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and many Florida officials. But he’s also a former Republican who became a Democrat in 2012 and voted for the Keystone XL pipeline and to weaken Dodd-Frank financial reforms .