Allen West Concedes

Conservative firebrand Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) conceded to challenger Rep.-elect Patrick Murphy (D) in a before sunrise dark-of-the-night press release Tuesday morning  to Politico.  West had refused to concede, and a smooth transition was in suspense while the controversial ideologue exhausted available legal challenges.

In an unusually high profile race, West and his far-Right supporters raised a reported $22 million to out-finance Murphy four to one.… [Read more]