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Allen West goes birther, calls out ‘girly men’, ‘suck butt fool’ **UPDATED with Video**

Opponents of tea party congressional candidate Allen West have dug up the transcript of a speech he gave at Act! For America back in March. In it, West holds forth on everything from his apparent birtherism to exactly who in … Continue reading

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Rival says David Rivera should step down over domestic violence, Plus: six degrees of separation: Pereda and Rubio **UPDATED**

David Rivera got elected chairman of the Republican Party of Miami-Dade by one vote. Tonight, his rival for the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives, and other opponents in the party, will try to take him down. Paul … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July, Allen West (now go read a history book)

Allen West believes that when his side loses an election, or a vote in the House of Representatives or the United States Senate, the result is “tyranny!” TYRANNY, I SAY! … What can you say … he’s a tea party … Continue reading

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David Rivera continues his flip-floppery on Arizonapartheid

Poor David Rivera. One day he’s for the Arizona “show me your papers law,” another day he’s against it … and now, I’m not sure even he knows what he thinks anymore… State Rep. David Rivera, the Republican front runner … Continue reading

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Rubio disciple David Rivera all over the place (and no place) on immigration

Did you ever have to make up your mind? Congressional candidate, and Marco Rubio “disciple” David Rivera can’t seem to, when it comes to Arizona’s “show me your papers law.” Like the man to whom he offers supplicating worship, Rivera … Continue reading

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Political play of the week: Rod Vereen exits the ‘D17 Dime

With all due respect to Charlie Crist, who did what pretty much everyone expected him to do yesterday, Rod Vereen, one of “eleventy” candidates for Kendrick Meek’s old Congressional seat in Miami, just pulled the don move of the political … Continue reading

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