Alan Grayson is the thrid new Jewish member of the House of Representatives.
Florida Democrat Grayson will join Democrats John Adler of New Jersey and Jared Polis of Colorado in the House in January. He defeated four-term incumbent Republican Ric Keller in Florida’s Eighth Congresional District, which includes much of Orlando and Walt Disney World.
Bronx native Grayson is a attorney who has investigated government fraud and waste in the Iraq War and defended whistleblowers who have accused defense contractors of misconduct. He wants to pull out of Iraq so more money can be spent on domestic issues.
This now bring the number of Jewish members of the House of Representatives to 32.