Grayson upsets incumbent in Florida
Democrat Alan Grayson defeated a four-term incumbent to to win a congressional seat in Florida.
A native of the Bronx, N.Y., he is an attorney who has investigated government fraud and waste in the Iraq War and defended whistleblowers who have accused defense contractors of misconduct. Grayson wants to pull out of Iraq to free up spending for domestic issues and backs universal health-care coverage.
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