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U.S. Military to Fight Ebola: 'What Does Victory Look Like?'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The President detailed the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis saying that the U.S. is prepared to take leadership on this effort, "to provide the kinds of capabilities that only America has, and to mobilize the world in ways that only America can do."

Allen West Condemns Grayson's 'Demeaning' Tea Party KKK Mailing

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) lashed out at Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) on Tuesday, calling for Democratic leadership to "reprimand and censor" the c...

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...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West, Patrick Murphy Tout Conflicting Polls Ahead Of Debate | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Smiles As Opponent Lists Extremism | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's hard to say what was more remarkable about Thursday's debate between Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and his Democratic challenger Patrick...

Allen West Challenger Launches 'What West Said' Website

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Patrick Murphy, the Democratic challenger to Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), launched a new website on Friday that may be the equivalent of th...

Jennifer Bendery

Rep. Allen West Ousted From NAACP Event Over Communist Remark | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It turns out calling Democratic lawmakers "Communists" has some consequences. Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) was supposed to be the keynot...

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...

Allen West To Liberals: Get the Hell Out Of The U.S.

Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Speaking to a Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County GOP, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla) fired off a humdinger of a line that within...

Allen West Predicts 'Brutal Bloodbath'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) predicted in a recent interview that President Obama would lose in a "brutal bloodbath" to any GOP president...

Top 10 Ways the Congressional Black Caucus Should be More Like Allen West

Katie Halper | Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I doubt that any members of the Congressional Black Caucus got any sleep last night. I'm sure they were tossing and turning, sick with worry and regret, trembling in fear over Allen West's threat to leave the caucus.

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Allen West: I Might Leave Black Caucus Over Lawmaker's 'Lynching' Comment | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he is considering leaving the Congressional Black Caucus after one of its leaders said Tea Party...

West Threatens To Quit Black Caucus After Fellow Member Bashed Tea Party

Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices

Allen West, a Republican congressman from Florida and a champion of Tea Party groups, said he was mulling quitting the Congressional Black Caucus afte...

For Allen West, Both Good And Bad News

The Washington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

Talk of a tea party challenge to Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is overblown. But that doesn't mean he'll be in the House come 2013....

Allen West Blasts Tea Party 'Schizophrenia'

Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

Tea Party leaders announced Thursday that they will mount primary challenges against four freshmen Republicans who have declared their support for Joh...

Allen West To Muslim Questioner: 'Don't Try To Blow Sunshine Up My Butt'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), a fiery freshman Tea Party-backed congressman, appeared irritated at a town hall meeting Monday, when a Muslim questioner as...

Allen West Sworn In As First GOP Member Of Black Caucus In Years

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The liberal Congressional Black Caucus has sworn in its first Republican member in more than a decade, welcoming newly elected cong...

Tea Party Congressman-Elect DEFENDS Controversial Job Offer

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Congressman-elect Allen West (R-Fla.) broke his silence over a controversial chief of staff pick this weekend, aggressively defending...