Mr. West, a Republican positioned near the top of the Democrats' knockout list, is fond of letting words speak for themselves - no parsing, no apologizing, no backtracking.
Our economy and Florida families continue to struggle because Washington is broken. That's why America needs more honest leaders in Congress like Allen West. An Army officer, combat veteran and former teacher, West is an outsider who will fight for Florida jobs, oppose higher taxes on families and businesses, reduce job-killing regulations, and finally require Congress to live within its means just like every Florida family does.
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Sources have also us that left wing billionaire George Soros is among those who committed to a $5 million war chest to defeat West.
In what could end up being America's most expensive congressional race, U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Palm Beach Gardens, crossed the $10 million mark in fundraising last month while his likely Democratic challenger, Patrick Murphy, topped $2 million in contributions and will join West in the TV ad wars this week.
A funny thing happened in the year between Rep. Allen West's election and the end of his first session in Congress.