The Washington Times - January 31, 2012, 05:57PM

Rep. Allen West, Florida Republican, is leaving his redrawn Fort Lauderdale district to run in the smaller West Palm Beach district, reports The Hill:

West’s move was made possible by Rep. Tom Rooney’s (R-Fla.) decision earlier in the day to abandon that district, where he lives, in order to run in a newly created district that includes parts of his old one.

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