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  • Allen West launches PAC to attack Obama

    Allen West launches PAC to attack Obama
    Undeterred by his election defeat last fall, former Congressman Allen West is still raising money while launching a political action committee “to expose and combat the Obama Administration and its progressive plans.” “We love our...
  • Dems to help vulnerable Joe Garcia and Patrick Murphy

    Dems to help vulnerable Joe Garcia and Patrick Murphy
     While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.  They were listed along with 24 others in...
  • Upcoming Allen West appearance sparks complaint

    Upcoming Allen West appearance sparks complaint
    He's out of office, but former Congressman Allen West is still attracting controversy. This time it's over a speech he's scheduled to give Saturday night to one of the Broward School Board's advisory committees. A civic activist who's tangled before...
  • Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?

    Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?
    Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
  • Frankel-Hasner race is hot for political insiders, not so for voters

    Frankel-Hasner race is hot for political insiders, not so for voters
    LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA – To national Congress watchers, the Broward-Palm Beach County 22nd District race between Lois Frankel and Adam Hasner is one of the most important in the country. It’s not necessarily that high a priority for voters...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Numbers show West defeat, but he's not conceding

    Democrats were popping open the champagne on Wednesday, celebrating what looked like the narrow defeat of U.S. Rep. Allen West, whose penchant for incendiary rhetoric propelled him to prominence as South Florida's most outspoken and controversial...
  • Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012

    Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012
    A quick review of the long and illustrious career of Facts reveals some of the world's most cherished absolutes: Gravity makes things fall down; 2 + 2 = 4; the sky is blue. But for many, Facts' most memorable moments came in simple day-to-day realities,...
  • Boehner looks to sweeten tax deal with Keystone plan

    Boehner looks to sweeten tax deal with Keystone plan
    In an effort to attract Republican votes, House GOP leaders are considering tacking on legislation advancing the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to a package that would extend a payroll tax holiday. American workers would be hit with an average $1,...
  • West, Wasserman Schultz are powerhouse political fundraisers

    West, Wasserman Schultz are powerhouse political fundraisers
    South Florida's Democrats and Republicans in Congress are bracing for battles, and pulling in big money to fight them. Each of the seven who represent Broward and Palm Beach counties ratcheted up their fundraising efforts, according to their most...
  • West, Rivera among those on Dems’ target list

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The 2012 elections are 21 months away, but Democrats already are attacking newly installed South Florida Republican congressmen Allen West and David Rivera. The Democratic Congressional Campaign...
  • West and religious leaders divided over his Islam comments

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Several religious leaders told South Florida Congressman Allen West on Wednesday they have “deep concern” over his recent comments about a Muslim colleague in Congress and about “y...