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It's Over: West Concedes

HarryReidWhiteAndBlue Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 11:27 PM
"If a politician begins a letter to the Pope with "Your Holiness..." do presume them to be a Catholic? "Your Holiness" is the formal manner of addressing the Pope, just like one addresses the President with "Mr President". Do you have a problem with using courtesy when addressing people? " Of course not. I was only explaining Rep. Waters' way of addressing Fidel Castro in similar correspondence.

After a long two week recount battle, Col. Allen West has conceded to Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy in the race for Florida's 18th congressional district. West issued a statement early this morning on his Facebook page about his decision, strongly emphasizing his campaign's efforts to preserve a fair and clean democratic process.

For two weeks since Election Day, we have been working to ensure every vote is counted accurately and fairly.  We have made progress towards that goal, thanks to the dedication of our supporters and their unrelenting efforts to protect the integrity of the democratic...

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