If you liked bold progressive Alan Grayson in the U.S. House, you'll love him in the U.S. Senate.
You'll especially love it as he wins an open Republican seat (the one Marco Rubio decided to vacate) and helps Democrats re-take the Senate majority!
Every step of the way -- from Wall Street reform to expanding Social Security to being a national leader for Medicare expansion -- Alan Grayson has stood with progressives as one of our boldest and most reliable allies. That's why we are proud to endorse him today, along with our allies at Democracy for America.
Alan is leading in the polls for U.S. Senate in Florida, but needs to defeat the establishment-backed candidate in the August primary first.
He is the only candidate in the race who has consistently said NO to cutting Social Security and YES to expanding Social Security benefits. He is the only candidate who favors strong Wall Street reform and rejects campaign cash from Goldman Sachs and other big banks.
Alan is a national leader for expanding Medicare. You'd be able to buy insurance through Medicare instead of being at the mercy of for-profit insurance companies. And his "Seniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act" would eliminate the arbitrary exclusion from Medicare coverage of eyeglasses, eye exams, hearing aids, hearing exams, and dental care.
Reporter Dave Weigel wrote a piece declaring "Alan Grayson is now the most effective member of the House" because of the number of bills he has managed to convince Republicans to pass -- including working with Ron Paul to pass a bill auditing the fed, which uncovered trillions ...