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Alan Grayson, newest Dem rock star



About 3,000 Democratic activists are at Disney World for the Florida Democrats' annual convention. Quick observations: Bill Nelson can't go anwhere without heckler shouting "Public Option!" or "Health Care Now!"

And maybe even more than Alex Sink, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is the party's newest superstar. He was greeted this morning with roars and declared there is a simple difference between Democrats and Republicans: "We have a conscience. Every one in this room with a conscience, get on your feet!" And they did. (more on Grayson here)

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:22pm]


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