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Charlie Crist

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

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., ridiculed Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s switch to the Democratic Party, saying his accusations of GOP racism are “ridiculous and silly,” and that Democrats themselves will be “embarrassed” to associate with such a “phony.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Crist A ‘Phony,’ Dems Will Be ‘Embarrassed’ To Associate With Him

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., ridiculed Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s switch to the Democratic Party, saying his accusations of GOP racism are “ridiculous and silly,” and that Democrats themselves will be “embarrassed” to associate with such a “phony.”

CBS Tampa–05/08/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Crist Delivers Blistering Attack Of Scott

Former Gov. Charlie Crist is delivering a blistering attack on his successor as he aims to reclaim his former office.

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Independent Senate Candidate Charlie Crist Attends Election Night Gathering

Crist To Address West Palm Beach Crowd

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is due to speak before a large crowd in South Florida as he fights to reclaim his former office. Crist addresses the Forum Club of […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

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

Crist: Obamacare Has ‘Been Great’ For Florida

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on Sunday stuck to his support of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, saying “it’s been great” for the state despite a difficult rollout.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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