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In Allen West Loss, Progressive Groups See a Model for Victory

BY Matt Taylor | Tuesday, November 20 2012

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Having decided early on to target Rep. Allen West with special attention, progressive groups, including a super PAC fueled by small-dollar donors rather than billionaires, are declaring victory in the wake of his concession Tuesday. They knocked on tens of thousands of doors in the district and secured pledges from hundreds of sympathetic voters, leaving them confident that extensive field and online efforts made all the difference in this ideologically charged bloodbath of a House race, which was the most expensive in America. Read More