Allen West

Congressman Allen West

Coca-Cola Ad Rankles Some Conservatives

The annual Super Bowl ad blitz was underwhelming this year, but one ad did stir up controversy among some conservatives.

CBS Miami–02/03/2014

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Allen West Joins Fox News

Former U.S. Congressman Allen West will soon be able to add television political contributor to his resume. West is joining Fox News.

CBS4–05/19/2013

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Allen West 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.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist watches play as the Tampa Bay Rays host  the New York Yankees on April 13, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Has 14 Point Lead Over Scott

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.

CBS Miami–01/16/2013

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S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal

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.

CBS Miami–01/02/2013

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A Year To Remember In Politics

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.

CBS4–12/27/2012

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In Effort To Keep Seat In Congress, Allen West Spent $18M

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.

CBS4–12/08/2012

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Allen West Spent $18 Million In Congressional Race

Former GOP Congressman Allen West was one of the most prolific fundraisers in 2012 and he needed every dime of it.

CBS Miami–12/07/2012

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Two Weeks After Election, Allen West Still Challenging Results

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.

CBS4–11/19/2012

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Recount Deadline Missed, West Campaign To Challenge Loss

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.

CBS4–11/18/2012

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