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Allen West Accuses Obama, EPA Of Back Door Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) accused President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency of advancing “back door gun control … while...

Allen West Blasts Obama As 'A Tyrant, Not A President'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) took to Facebook Wednesday night to express his discontent with the bipartisan agreement that re-opened the government...

West Refuses To Rule Out Rubio Challenge

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) was asked Wednesday whether he would challenge Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in 2016 for his Senate seat -- and he did not...

Allen West: Capitalizing on Boston's Tragedy?

Tim Young | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
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Remember when the GOP made such a big deal of President Obama's 'taking advantage' of Hurricane Sandy to 'look like a hero,' right before the election? Where would taking advantage of a terrorist attack to build an audience rank for them?

Guess What Allen West Is Doing With His Leftover Campaign Cash

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is sending unspent campaign funds to a nonprofit charity he set up after losing his congressional seat in the 2012 ele...

Tea Party Group: Bring Back Allen West

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

For a pair of tea party groups, there are only two places former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) belongs: Congress or the White House. The Tea Party Leade...

Right-Wing Group Still Not Over Allen West's Loss

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

Just over a month ago, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) packed up his Capitol Hill office and departed Congress, bringing a conclusion to a prolonged electora...

Allen West: Combat Is No Place For A Woman

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Former Florida Rep. Allen West (R) took to Twitter on Wednesday to express his dismay at plans to lift a combat ban and allow women to fight on the fr...

West Suggests 'Cheating' At Play In His Loss

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) eventually conceded defeat in his race against Democrat Patrick Murphy after weeks of fighting the results, but more than a m...

Allen West's Political Demise Explained

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Allen West is still surprised that Florida's voters have kicked him out of Congress after only two years. "Why would anyone want to get rid of a perso...

You Blew It!

Politico | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

It wasn't supposed to end this way for Allen West. The tea party House freshman had an astonishing $17 million war chest, sky-high name ID and a Re...

Allen West Finally Concedes

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tea party firebrand Rep. Allen West conceded his re-election fight Tuesday, two weeks after the vote gave way to court a...

Allen West Rejects Big Post-Loss Offer

The Huffington Post | Nick WIng | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Wednesday turned down an offer from Georgia's Republican Party chairwoman, Sue Everhart, who earlier this week urged the c...

Allen West's Post-Loss Options Already Opening Up

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) may not yet be ready to accept his apparent reelection defeat in Florida last week, but his Republican colleagues in Georgia ...

Allen West Accuses Dems Of 'Nefarious Actions' On Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said in an interview with Fox News on Monday that state Democrats may be taking "nefarious actions" to dampen what he charact...

Allen West's Primary Opponent 'Embarrassed' By West, Endorses Democrat Patrick Murphy

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bob Crowder, the Republican who ran against Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) in the primary, announced Wednesday that he is endorsing Democrat P...

McCain Cracks Joke About 'Commie Pinko Liberals'

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

In an interview with a Florida newspaper, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) cracked a joke about Rep. Allen West's (R-Fla.) trademark rhetoric, joking that w...

Allen West, Patrick Murphy Tied In Poll 2 Weeks Ahead Of Election

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is tied with Democrat Patrick Murphy less than two weeks ahead of the election, according to a poll released We...

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Allen West, Patrick Murphy Tout Conflicting Polls Ahead Of Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours ahead of their first and only debate, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and Democrat Patrick Murphy are touting yet another round of confli...

Allen West Faces Tough Test To Avoid Defeat

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

(Repeats from earlier Oct. 19) * Fiercely partisan congressman is conservative favorite * First-term legislator in toss-...

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Dem Poll: Patrick Murphy Leads Allen West By Nine Points

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is trailing his Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy by nine points, according to a new Democratic poll. The...

How Allen West Became A Tea Party Rock Star

Mother Jones | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

The bike is immaculately polished and gleaming in the late afternoon South Florida sun....

Allen West Releases First Reelection Ad

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) released his first reelection campaign advertisement on Monday, a spot filled with patriotic imagery in which he pledges...

West Sounds Off On 'Openly Socialist Individual'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) sounded off on the weekend's European elections, in which voters in Greece and France rejected politicians pushing austerity ...

Allen West Refuses To Name Alleged 'Communists' In Democratic Party

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), who claimed up to 80 House Democrats were Communists, refused to name any of them when asked Thursday on CNN. Asked by CN...