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October 4, 2015

RNC in Tampa

Breakfast with the Florida RNC delegation

Speakers included New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former UN Ambassador John Bolton and others.

Amy Keller | 8/30/2012
Rep Allen West
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Rep. Allen West

U.S. Rep. Allen West, a Tea Party favorite, arrives for breakfast with the Florida delegation on the last day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Following redistricting, West has left his 22nd district behind to run for a newly created seat in Florida's 18th district. He faces Democrat Patrick Murphy in November.

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