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President wants everyone but himself to pay more
Topic - Kevin Wagner
While the field for the Republican presidential nomination is crowded and up for grabs, many pundits and politicos are ready to proclaim a front-runner for the ticket's second spot — Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio.
Rep. Allen B. West has served his South Florida district for less than three months, but already his supporters are demanding more.
Depending on who is asked, Republican Rep.-elect Allen West is either a hothead radical who will chip away at what little civility remains on Capitol Hill, or is an energetic, principled pragmatist who will bring a long-overdue dose of sanity to Washington.
"I don't know how successful it is to call Democrats ‘communists' anymore when you have a substantial Democratic population in the district."
"He doesn't want to lose that image as a sort of straight talker and blunt talker, but he has to be a little more cognizant that some of things that he can say in a more conservative district is going to make it harder for him to win," said Kevin Wagner, a political science professor at Florida Atlantic University.