Former U.S. Congressman Allen West will soon be able to add television political contributor to his resume. West is joining Fox News.
Former U.S. Representative Allen West made his name with infamous comments like his Joseph McCarthy-like claim that 80 Democrats in Congress were communists and other fiery rhetoric. After several months out of the political sphere, West is coming back with Fox News.
His recent switch of political parties may have rankled Republicans, but if a new Public Policy Polling poll is accurate, Charlie Crist is being well-received by Florida Democrats and would be a major threat to defeat Governor Rick Scott in 2014.
The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
According to federal campaign finance records, show that Rep. Allen West spent $18 million in his failed bid against Patrick Murphy — the most expensive House race in the country.
Former GOP Congressman Allen West was one of the most prolific fundraisers in 2012 and he needed every dime of it.
It’s been nearly two weeks since voters chose who would represent them, but the 18th Congressional seat remains in flux because Republican Allen West is refusing to admit he lost the race and concede.
Another defeat for GOP Rep. Allen West in his bid to retain his District 18 seat. On Sunday, elections officials missed their noon deadline to report results of a two-day recount. This will apparently seal the unofficial results giving the win to Democrat Patrick Murphy.
Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.