Charlie Crist

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) shakes hands with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott as they finish their debate at NBCUniversal/Telemundo 51 on October 10, 2014 in Miramar, Florida.  Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Electric Fan Delays Florida Governor Debate

Florida Gov. Rick Scott delayed the start of a debate because of an electric fan below Democratic challenger Charlie Crist’s podium.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Claim Of Fewer Child Abuse Deaths Questioned

Republican Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly tells voters that abused and neglected children are safer under his leadership than when his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist was governor, but an Associated Press examination of that claim shows that campaign claim may be an exaggeration.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he makes a campaign appearance with former Florida Governor and now Democratic Governor candidate Charlie Crist at Temple Beth Shalom, Century Village Boca Raton on Oct. 13, 2014 in Boca Raton, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden In Florida: ‘No State In America Is In More Jeopardy On Climate Change Than Yours’

Vice President Joe Biden didn’t waste any time addressing former Gov. Charlie Crist’s switch from Republican to Democrat at the first of a pair of South Florida campaign stops Monday, where he blamed the GOP for abandoning the middle class.

10/14/2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during an event at the University of Miamis BankUnited Center on Feb. 26, 2014 in Coral Gables, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Eyeing 2016, Clinton Calls For Female Empowerment

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she has a “grandmother glow” that’s fueling her campaign for gender equality around the globe.

CBS Tampa–10/02/2014

Supporters of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist accuse the state GOP of trying to intimidate attendees of a fundraiser for the gubernatorial candidate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Say Scott Camp Trying To Intimidate Donors

Supporters of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist accuse the state GOP of trying to intimidate attendees of a fundraiser for the gubernatorial candidate.

09/24/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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–09/01/2014

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

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