Republican from Florida
Allen West, a retired U.S. Army Colonel, was elected to the U.S. House on Nov. 2, 2010. He took office Jan. 5, 2011.
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With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?
The debt ceiling debate appears to be slouching toward a conclusion -- at least for now. We look back at some of the fact-checks that PolitiFact and its state affiliates have done on the issue.
The daily back-and-forth in Washington over the federal government’s finances has provided numerous opportunities for the Truth-O-Meter and PolitiFact researchers.
Allen West called Debbie Wasserman Schultz "the most vile, unprofessional, and despicable member of the U.S. House of Representatives."
PolitiFact Florida couldn't have asked for a better first year than 2010 -- an amazing election cycle with plenty of interesting facts to check. Which items did you like most in 2010? We unveil the readers' Top 10 Truth-O-Meter items of the year.
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