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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...

Dem Boosted After Taking Down Allen West

WPTV | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy careened through underground catacombs connecting the Capitol complex Thursday, bumping into pockets of other wide-eyed fresh...

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...

Sarah Bufkin

Women Cited By Super PAC As Key To Allen West's Defeat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since his defeat to a 29-year-old political newcomer, the media and political strategists have been speculating as to what happened to R...

Allen West Compares Himself To Whom?

Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), who lost his congressional reelection bid to Democrat Patrick Murphy, said Friday that his recent defeat does not mean his p...

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...

West Camp Hurls 'Garbage' Slam, Efforts Still Backfire

Salon | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

After successfully getting the state to recount the votes in St. Lucie County in Florida, Allen West is now losing by an even wider margin than before...

Allen West Still Won't Give Up

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

* Republican sought re-election to second term * Results show Democrat Patrick Murphy won by 1,900 votes MIAMI, Nov 18 (...

Allen West Granted Recount

Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Allen West's political career was granted a temporary reprieve on Friday, after the St. Lucie County Canvassing Board ordered a recount of early ballo...

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...

Patrick Murphy: Allen West Never Shook My Hand Before, So He Probably Won't Now

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Florida congressman-elect Patrick Murphy, the Democrat who defeated Republican Rep. Allen West, said Tuesday he isn't nervous about seeing the congres...

Jennifer Bendery

All Ballots Counted, Allen West Solidly Defeated By Patrick Murphy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) may be vowing that his race against Patrick Murphy is far from over, but as of early Saturday morning, all ballots were count...

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...

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...

Allen West Foes Ready Attack Ad For High-Profile Moment

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When millions of people tune in for Monday night's presidential debate, those in Florida's newly drawn 18th District -- where the debate...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West, Patrick Murphy Debate: No Apologies For A Nasty Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said he didn't vote for a $716 billion cut to Medicare that he voted for. Democrat Patrick Murphy split from hi...

Jennifer Bendery

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-...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Attack Ad Says He Ignored Stem Cell Question From Mom With Disabled Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new attack ad slams Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) for walking away from a constituent who asked him about stem cell research as she stood a...

Wife Of Allen West's GOP Challenger Endorses Democrat Patrick Murphy

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is no longer supported by at least one Republican in his district: Debbie Crowder, the wife of West's former GO...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Leads Patrick Murphy By 12 Points, Poll Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest round of flip-flops in polls, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is leading his Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy by as much as 1...

Allen West Ad Stars His Wife: 'Attacks On My Husband Go Too Far'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) released a new television ad on Friday starring his wife, Angela, who paints her husband as a family man and sa...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Smiles As Opponent Lists Extremism

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Faced 11 Years In Prison For 'Illegal Acts' In Military, Says Attack Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The gloves are officially off in the race between Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and his Democratic challenger, Patrick Murphy. Less than a...