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.
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.
Two weeks after Election Day, Rep. Allen West has given up the fight.
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.
Congressman Allen West is quickly running out of options to try and save the Congressional seat he lost to Democrat Patrick Murphy on November 6.
Congressman Allen West said Tuesday evening he won’t give up his fight to get his seat back in Congress. West said he’s asked a Florida judge to order a recount for one county in his congressional race against Patrick Murphy.