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Expert: Florida Democrats ‘Grasping For Any Kind Of Formula To Win

Now Democrats, desperate for relevancy again, are trying to stop the Republican agenda by defeating Gov. Rick Scott while essentially ignoring the rest of the ballot.

CBS Tampa–23 hours ago

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist: I Was On The Democrats’ Side When I Was A Republican

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

Crist Wins Florida Democratic Primary For Governor

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP.

CBS Tampa–08/26/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Primary Will Test Crist’s Support Among Democrats

Arlene Ustin is a hardcore Democrat and she’d like nothing more than to see Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeated in November.

08/25/2014

File photo of Tom Steyer speaking at Global Green USA's Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 8, 2013 in Santa Monica, California benefiting the places, the people and the planet in need.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green)

California Environmentalist Shakes Up Florida Race

A California billionaire environmentalist is pouring millions of dollars into the Florida governor’s race to buy television ads attacking Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies, giving the campaign of Democratic front-runner Charlie Crist a boost as polls show a tightening race.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: “How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?” But the words were Crist’s, and the […]

CBS Tampa–08/10/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Picks Local Chair Of Dems As Running Mate

Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist chose Miami-Dade County Democratic Party Chairwoman Annette Taddeo as his running mate Thursday, a pick that could help him ease any doubts among the important South Florida party base that his political conversion is for real.

CBS Tampa–07/17/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Says State Should Review Gun Laws

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist said Thursday that Florida should review two controversial gun laws that he supported when he was the state’s Republican governor.

CBS Tampa–07/10/2014

When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look To Pick Up Cuban Voters

When Charlie Crist went to Miami’s Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.

CBS Tampa–07/05/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Wants To Visit Cuba Despite Criticizing Dem Opponent In 2006 For Traveling To Communist Country

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist criticized his opponent for traveling to Cuba on a fact-finding trip. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Crist now wants to visit the communist-run island to find facts of his own.

05/09/2014

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