Representative Allen West
Republican Congressman Allen West appears to have lost his bid for re-election in District 18 to Democrat Patrick Murphy. But West isn’t going down without a fight.
The lone Congressional district in Florida that was too close to call could send one of the most fiery Congressman out of Washington.
The September jobs report gave President Barack Obama some good news on the economic front a month before the election and it’s spawned a conspiracy theory among conservatives, including Florida Representative Allen West.
The next stop for the Legislature’s once-a-decade redistricting plans will be a Tallahassee courtroom after Governor Rick Scott signed the plans Thursday afternoon.
As the debt debate continues to expose cracks in the foundation of support for both parties, Republicans gathered behind closed-doors to try to create a sense of unity.
Firefighters tested the suspicious white powder, along with a threatening message, that was delivered to Congressman Allen West’s Boca Raton campaign office. They determined that the powder is not dangerous.