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“It’s like a flat tire on the first day of a road trip,” Former Congressman Allen West said of the drama on the first day of the Republican National Convention. West also discussed the RNC theme of “make America great again,” the national conversation on police accountability, #BlackLivesMatter, and substantive policy proposals to address the Black community. Watch NewsOne […]

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) boiled down the entire religion of Islam to “honor killings, beheadings [and] suicide bombings” in a message tweeted Monday night…

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), who lost his congressional reelection bid to Democrat Patrick Murphy, said Friday that his recent defeat does not mean his political…

Allen West (R-Fla) demanded a recount after Nov. 6 elections results favored his 29-year-old Democratic opponent, Patrick Murphy. West, however, realized that he was even…

U.S. Congressman Allen West is known for his outbursts about privacy, since his sexy letter asking his wife to be his porn star, leaked. But the politician doesn’t seem to have much regard for anyone else’s information.

*Cue elevator jazz music now.* Ah, suki, suki now! We didn’t know whether to file this under politics or entertainment. Who knew that GOP Rep.…

WASHINGTON-Allen West the Tea Party affiliated Republican congressman from Florida compared himself to abolitionist Harriet Tubman and the Democratic Party to the “plantation” in a recent interview with Fox News. Fellow Black Republican, Herman Cain has also compared the Democratic Party to a plantation. The Huffington Post Reports “So I’m here as the modern day […]

​In a meeting with the Sun-Sentinel‘s editorial board Tuesday, Rep. Allen West compared being gay to liking chocolate chip ice cream or riding scooters. It’s part of his belief that being gay is a “behavior,” and he has frequently said that people “can change their behavior” but that he can’t change something like his skin color. Now, […]

In the midst of Rep. Allen West’s verbal tit-for-tat with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, politicians on both sides are lining up in support of their perspective party member. As each side amasses, many are questioning whether a double standard exists against West and other Black Republicans when they attack liberals. The Grio explores this asking: […]

When Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) went off on an emailed tirade against DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) after she criticized his stance on Medicare, many news agencies focused on the fact that he called her “vile, despicable and cowardly.” There was a lacking focus on another epithet, however. West took his tirade a […]

Roland Martin and David Frum join Wolf Blitzer in the Situation Room to discuss the war of words brewing between Congressman Allen West and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

WASHINGTON — Five congresswomen demanded Rep. Allen West (R-Fl) apologize for his tirade against fellow Florida lawmaker Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Reps. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin, Carolyn Maloney of New York, Donna Edwards of Maryland, Jackie Speier of California and Lois Capps of California denounced West for calling Wasserman Schultz “vile, despicable and cowardly” in […]