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12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Allen West: 'Radical' Muslims waging 'jihad'...

Former Republican Congressman Allen West , who is currently employed as a Fox News contributor, on Thursday warned that Muslims were organizing to "destroy" the United States by exercising their legal right to vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

15 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Fox-Led Anti-Medicaid Campaign Leaves 5.7 Million Uninsured

The Fox-led campaign to pressure GOP governors to decline the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion has left 5.7 million people uninsured who could have gained coverage under the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Sarah Palin

22 hrs ago | Roll Call

Ratings Change: Florida's 18th District

The way things are going this cycle, Democrats could use a piece of good news - and Rep. Patrick Murphy's re-election might be just that for party strategists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Patrick, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Max

Allen West: Obama Demand for Apology 'Demeaned' Ben Carson

The White House's call for Dr. Ben Carson to apologize for offending President Barack Obama was demeaning and denigrating to the world-famous cardiologist, says former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Republicans Accuse Census Bureau Of Trying To 'Hide The Effects Of Obamacare'

Republicans who have tried for years to hamstring detailed surveys by the U.S. Census Bureau were suddenly alarmed Tuesday over news that changes to one of its surveys might in turn hamstring one of their political strategies -- attacks against Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

"Jeb Bush? Don't Go There."

First came The Donald . Speaking to a friendly audience of Teabaggers at a "Freedom Summit" sponsored by Citizens United and Americans For Prosperity, all was going swimmingly.

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Related Topix: Jeb Bush, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Florida, Florida Government, Illegal Immigration

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Elijah Cummings RIPS Darryl Issa For 'Reckless Claims' And 'McCarthyism'

Tea party hero and anti-Muslim bigot Allen West spoke in Palm City, FL on Tuesday, and busted out a old right-wing favorite: McCarthyism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Liberal Political News

Sunshine State News

Looking to Protect Patrick Murphy, DCCC Raps Carl Domino and Calvin Turnquest

As Republicans hope to defeat U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., in November, two of his Republican opponents are starting to gain attention from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as they both claim to be the GOP's front-runner.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick, Tequesta, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Beast

Tea Party: We've Had Enough BushBy David Freedlander

The former Florida governor's 'act of love' immigration comments and support for Obama's Common Core haven't endeared him to the grass roots.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US News, The Tea Party, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Recordpub.com

Vampires, RINOs and things that go bump in the night

From the state that gave us Katherine Harris and Mark Foley came news last week that a vampire is running for Congress.

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Related Topix: Mark Foley, Katherine Harris, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Alan Grayson, Democrat, Opinion

Hot Air

Violation of the public trust: Why Senate and House ethics rules...

Violation of the public trust: Why Senate and House ethics rules aren't worth the paper they're printed on In Congress, each chamber makes up its own "ethics" rules.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Joe Walsh, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

News Max

Dick Morris: Jeb Bush Immigrant 'Love' Comment Tough to Overcome

Jeb Bush's comment that he believes illegal immigrants come to the United States as "an act of love" to support their families was either a shrewd political move or a public act of political suicide.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Vampires, RINOs and things that go bump in the night

This particular bloodsucker - actually, he does role-playing as a vampire after dark - is trying to defeat Rep. Ted Yoho in a Republican primary in western Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Alan Grayson, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

US News & World Report

McCutcheon Means More Campaign Finance, Not Influence

That's a reasonable worry after the Supreme Court decision, McCutcheon v FEC, which lifts the statutory limit on the aggregate amount an individual can give to political campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Brown, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

CNN

The high court's impact on money and politics

Now the first task for every federal candidate in this midterm election year will be to read the Supreme Court's ruling on campaign finance for a reality check.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Martha Roby

News Max

Vulnerable Democrats Still Afraid of Obamacare

Endangered Democrats in the midterm elections continue to distance themselves from Obamacare while President Barack Obama celebrates hitting the 7 million sign-up mark by the March deadline.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Apr 01, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

New book shows Allen West hasn't changed direction | Poll

And the newest venture for the soldier-turned-congressman-turned-full-time conservative provocateur is vintage West.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Deerfield Beach, FL, Broward County, FL

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Allen West's call to America

He is still a faithful and forthright man with a mission: that would be Allen West , who has a new book out Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Journalism, Al Gore

Best of New Orleans

Seeing red

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been added to the speakers' lineup at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference , which will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside May 29-31.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Representative Michele Bachmann, Bobby Jindal

The Huffington Post

In Congress, Democrats Are The Party Of The Rich

Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It's a label that has stuck for decades, and you're hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP opposition to raising the minimum wage and extending unemployment benefits.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joaquin Castro, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Roland Burris

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