"We know our economic security has been threatened by the policies of the liberal leadership in Washington D.C.
The unemployment rate in Florida has tripled since my opponent, incumbent Congressman Ron Klein took office. Foreclosures in south Florida have skyrocketed, making our district one of the most affected areas in the entire country.
It's time for real solutions coupled with traditional principles to guide us through these troubled times. Our economic engine--driven by the American worker and American ingenuity--that has brought our country through past recessions must be unleashed," said Col. Allen West today.