Rep. Allen West , R-FL, speaks during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee in Washington, D.C., in February.
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November 20, 2012 The race between West, who joined the House during the 2010 conservative sweep, and Democrat Patrick Murphy will go down as one of the most expensive and bitter in history.
July 20, 2011 Even by the highly charged and rancorous standard of Congress, the dust-up between Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Florida Democrat and Democratic National Committee chair, and Rep. Allen West, a freshman Republican, stands out.
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