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Iraq War Vet Gets New MSNBC Show

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2013 | Media

Patrick Murphy, a former congressman and Iraq war veteran, will host a second installment of "Taking the Hill" on MSNBC, Stars and Stripes reported on...

Democrats Aim To Close House Gym

Politico | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

Two House Democrats want the congressional gym closed until the shutdown impasse is over. ...

Devastating Photos Of Florida Pollution Will Fill You With Rage

Posted 10.03.2013 | Miami

On Thursday, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) will present shocking photos of polluted Florida waterways to Congress "so that Washington can see the press...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

24-Year-Old Announces Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

A 24-year-old Maine state legislator has announced he's running for Congress, though he's not yet legally old enough to hold the job. For obvious reas...

Allen West Keeping 'An Eye On Washington'

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On the roof of his new North Capitol Street office building, Col. Allen West points over to his old office, the United States Capitol. ...

Michael McAuliff

Disgusted Ex-Republican Pushes Bipartisan Caucus In Congress | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pair of Democratic trackers didn't seem too disappointed last summer when they couldn't find Rep. Allen West at a venue on the outskir...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

These Democrats Just Love This Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another sign of the close ties between super PACs and elected officials, seven newly minted Democratic House members appear in a prom...

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...

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...

Biden Hits West, Says Rival 'Did The Country A Favor'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden reportedly took a hit at former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) Thursday during a rooftop party for Rep. Patrick Murphy, who defeate...

Dem Who Took Down West Faces New Fight

NPR | Greg Allen | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

Of the eight new seats that Democrats picked up in the House of Representatives in November, four of them come from Florida....

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 Pays The Price

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) paid the price for his failed campaign to serve another term in the House of Representatives. The controversial congressma...

Sarah Bufkin

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

Victory Fund: Rethinking for the Future

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

The time has come for the Victory Fund to take a look in the mirror and perhaps rethink their mission.

West Recount Motion Denied

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

A St. Lucie County, Fla., judge rejected Rep. Allen West's request for a recount of 37,379 early votes Friday. The judge said that he did not have the...

Islamophobia Strikes Out in South Florida

Nezar Hamze | Posted 01.15.2013 | Religion
Nezar Hamze

After everything Allen West and Adam Hasner have said and done to the Muslim community in the United States, we wish them the best in their future endeavors and pray that God guides them to peace.