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House GOP Candidate Mistakes Interview Request For Kidnapping Attempt

First Posted: 07-28-08 11:50 AM   |   Updated: 08- 5-08 05:12 AM

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Retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West thought he'd left behind the specters of Iraq when he decided to run for Congress in Florida. But a recent interview request lead him to suspect he was a target for kidnapping.

West's combat instincts flared a few days ago when his campaign office got a call from a young woman who identified herself as a booker for the Al Jazeera network's English-language channel.

Read the whole story: Politico

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