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  • Former Florida Rep. Allen West  will host the "First Allen West Black Tie Boot Camp" at a historic Palm Beach Island hotel in late March. (Associated Press)

    Allen West: Source told me 'the ground truth' on Benghazi; operations 'shrouded in a fog of lies'

    Former GOP congressman and political commentator Allen B. West says he knows "the ground truth" about what really happened during the Benghazi attack.


  • Macklemore (right) and Ryan Lewis accept the award for favorite album-rap/hip-hop for "The Heist" via satellite from Miami during the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (John Shearer/Invision/AP)

    Allen West: 'Stupid Award' goes to rapper Macklemore

    Rapper Macklemore took the opportunity during his acceptance speech Sunday night at the American Music Awards to blast what he sees as racial profiling in America, specifically in the shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin. But former Rep. Allen B. West, a Florida Republican who is black, isn't seeing the connection.


  • ** FILE ** Former Rep. Allen B. West (Associated Press)

    Allen West reviews races: GOP can turn back Hillary tide

    So the Democrats took Virginia and the moderate Gov. Chris Christie won another term in New Jersey, but Republicans shouldn't cower under progressives' cheers and take an ideological turn to the middle, said tea party favorite and former Florida lawmaker Allen B. West.


  • A "brosurance" outreach for Obamacare aimed at young males from the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative and ProgressNow Colorado taps into party mentality. (Colorado Consumer Health Initiative)

    Inside the Beltway: The Allen West brand expands

    "Steadfast and loyal" are the bywords of a vigorous new outreach from Allen B. West that closely resembles a news site. He is clearly in touch with his inner journalist through AllenBWest.com, meant to be a platform for an unapologetic conservative message.


  • Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, on Sunday won an early straw poll for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But Mr. Cruz isn't discussing White House aspirations yet. "At this point, 100 percent of my focus is on the U.S. Senate," he said. (Associated Press)

    Sen. Ted Cruz triumphs in 2016 presidential straw poll

    Sen. Ted Cruz hasn't said whether he has presidential ambitions, but Sunday he won one of the first straw polls for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. The Texas Republican captured 45 percent of the 504 votes cast by attendees at the Western Conservative Summit, a day after drawing several standing ovations during his luncheon speech at the fourth annual conference.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: West, Cruz straying from conservative values?

    Former Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, and Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, are speaking at the D.C. March for Jobs on July 15, signifying a first for the two Tea Party favorites: headlining an event for a progressive organization. The two notable conservatives are standing with environmentalist progressives to stop immigrants "both legal and illegal from taking Americans' jobs."


  • ** FILE ** Former Rep. Allen B. West (Associated Press)

    Allen West: Time to teach Obama 'lesson our forefathers taught King George III'

    Former Rep. Allen B. West had some harsh words for President Obama and the Supreme Court on Sunday night, taking to Facebook to express his disdain for the court's decision on Proposition 8.


  • ** FILE ** Former Rep. Allen B. West. (Associated Press)

    Ex-Rep. Allen West mulls Senate run for Marco Rubio's seat

    Former Rep. Allen B. West said on Wednesday he would consider a run against Sen. Marco Rubio in the 2016 Republican primary in Florida.


  • Former Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, speaks at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Md., on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Allen West appeal: We must stop ‘dangerous duo,’ Holder and Obama

    Former Rep. Allen West said in a fundraising email that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is more harmful to America's constitutional future than the leader of al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri.Former Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, said in a fundraising email that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is more harmful to America's constitutional future than the leader of al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri.


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