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What Allen West And Abraham Lincoln Have In Common

NPR | Nov. 30, 2012 9:19 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Allen West came to Washington as part of the 2010 wave of Tea Party-backed candidates. He became known as aggressiveand outspoken, but his tenure in Congress was short-lived. He recently conceded a close race for Florida’s 18th District. West sits down with host Michel Martin to reflect on his term and his outlook for the future.

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