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  1. Allen West: Football players are getting injured because you don't pray enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Allen West was at one point a genuine congressman from the unfortunate state of Florida, aka Future Atlantis, but he lost his seat after he proved too embarrassing to be even a Republican member of House, which is saying something. Undaunted, however, West has since moved on into a new semi-lucrative career of being a Republican has-been who continues to have strong opinions on things.

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  2. Hillary Clinton Staffs Up for Grassroots Assault in Florida as 2016 NearsRead the original story

    Friday | Sunshine State News

    After launching her second bid for the White House earlier this month, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, heavy favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, is starting to staff up in the Sunshine State -- bringing on board a native Floridian and seasoned political operative to lead the charge here. Currently, the Clinton campaign is hiring staff in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and American territories as part of its "Ramp Up Grassroots Organizing Program."

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  3. Allen West: Obama decision 'despicable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Hill

    Former Rep. Allen West on Thursday rebuked President Obama for refusing to call a 1915 Turkish massacre of 1.5 million Armenians "genocide," calling the decision "despicable." "A most horrific moment in our world history will soon have its 100th anniversary - but how many remember, or recognize it?" West wrote on his blog.

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  4. West: 'Americans are "allowing tyranny to take its hold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Gilmer Mirror

    Courtesy Photos / Stacy McMahan LT. COL. ALLEN B. WEST addresses a crowd more than 200 people at a fundraiser sponsored by the conservative group East Texans for Liberty in Union Grove last Friday night.

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  5. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    He could've picked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to make an appeal to Hispanic voters and defuse the immigration issue. He could've picked New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte if he wanted to make a mavericky pick a la Sarah Palin.

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  6. Brasch WordsSPEARING a Tax DeductionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- A few weeks ago, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved what Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman called "the most fraudulent budget in American history."

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  7. Desire for diversity may have gone too farRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Miami Herald

    Hillary Clinton was recently caught , by Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski, embellishing her ancestry. The presidential candidate claimed all her grandparents were immigrants when, as Buzzfeed found, only one actually was.

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  8. Allen West's bizarre claim: Prayer prevented...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Former Congressman Allen West claimed that school-sponsored prayer was responsible for a lack of injuries during his days playing high-school football during a speech to a Texas group, Right Wing Watch reported. "I mean, you were not a tough football player unless you did try to hit someone head-on," the Florida Republican said.

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  9. Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy announcing bid for Rubio's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Fox News

    Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy will announce his campaign Monday to seek the Senate seat expected to be left vacant by Marco Rubio's likely presidential bid. The second-term Democrat -- who won national exposure and the affection of many in his own party when he unseated firebrand tea party Rep. Allen West in 2012 -- confirmed his candidacy to The Associated Press, making him the first to formalize a bid for the seat. 2 comments

  10. Brasch WordsSPEARING a Tax DeductionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- A few weeks ago, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved what Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman called "the most fraudulent budget in American history."

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  11. Florida Senate Race Heats Up After Rubio's AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Breitbart.com

    Now that Sen. Marco Rubio has officially thrown his hat in the presidential ring , the chatter is heating up about who among the many Republican contenders might run for his Senate seat. Rubio has insisted that he is not running for re-election, opening up the field to those who would have never considered challenging him.

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  12. Rebecca Negron Off and Running for Congress in CD 18Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sunshine State News

    Martin County School Board member Rebecca Negron announced on Tuesday that she is running for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., who is running for the U.S. Senate. "I believe we live in a nation that, as our Founding Fathers intended, has given its citizens the greatest opportunities for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," said Negron, the wife of Florida Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, who is the favorite to be the next president of the Florida Senate.

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  13. CFO Atwater decides against Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Assuming Senator Marco Rubio's big announcement Monday affirms a presidential bid , speculation over who will run to replace him will get louder, especially for Republicans, given state CFO Jeff Atwater says 2016 U.S. Senate run is not his thing, man.

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  14. a Jeff Atwater Won't Run for His Senate SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Breitbart.com

    Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says he's decided not to run for the Senate seat that is expected to be vacated by Sen. Marco Rubio . Rubio will launching a presidential campaign on Monday and Florida law will not allow him to remain on the ballot for both races.

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  15. Rubio Presidential Run Would Begin Scramble To Fill His SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | CBS Local

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  16. Rubio presidential run will begin scramble to fill his seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Deseret News

    In this March 30, 2015 file photo, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York. Rubio's expected entry into the presidential race will set off a series of announcements by other Florida politicians from both parties who want to replace him.

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  17. Atwater won't join scramble to fill US Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this March 30, 2015 file photo, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York.

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  18. Allen West: Pelosi 'insane' to oppose Iran review legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Hill

    Former Rep. Allen West on Friday said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is "insane" for opposing congressional review of a deal on Iran's nuclear program. The ex-lawmaker criticized Pelosi in a post on his blog, arguing it is "odd and perplexing" that she would advocate giving President Obama free rein in foreign policy.

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  19. 'I Asked Questions About Social Security. What Happened Next Will Shock You'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Crooks and Liars

    I got this post from my friend Susan Smith, who is president of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, and she's ticked off. After all, it's Florida, where you'd think people would be interested in Social Security and Medicare, right?: A couple of years ago, a group of progressives fought for the right to form an official caucus of the Florida Democratic Party.

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  20. Patrick Murphy-Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida feud continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Palm Beach Post

    "We don't want a war, we just want a primary," the leader of a liberal Democratic group says in a letter to Democratic Rep. and 2016 Senate candidate Patrick Murphy after two days of slamming Murphy as a "Wall Street Democrat" and urging liberal Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando to join the Senate race. Today's letter from Democratic Progressive Caucus President Susan Smith comes a day after St. Lucie County Democratic Chairwoman Celeste Bush called the Progressive Caucus' actions "disgraceful" and urged the Florida Democratic Party to "decertify" the caucus , which is chartered as an official branch of the state party.

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