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Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist Talks Immigration, Voting Problems Before Florida Dem Group Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.


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In Post-Election Vacuum, Rubio On Rise Within GOP

Marco Rubio is taking center stage as Republicans search for a new leader.


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After Failing To Create Jobs, Kottkamp Leaves Position As CEO Of Health Drink Company

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp has left his position as CEO of a health drink company that so far isn’t fulfilling commitments to create jobs after taking a $5 million grant […]

CBS Tampa–01/17/2013

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Fla. Poll Says Scott’s Re-Election In Jeopardy

A new poll says Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s chances for re-election are in jeopardy.


File photo of former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (credit: Getty Images)

Florida’s Crist Officially Becomes Democrat

Former GOP Governor Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat.


File photo of former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (credit: Getty Images)

Fla. GOP To Crist: Bring It On

Florida Republican Party leaders have a message for former Gov. Charlie Crist: Bring it on.


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Former GOP Exec Recalls Prostitutes At Fundraiser

A key figure in the government’s prosecution of former Republican Party of Florida chairman Jim Greer says he witnessed prostitutes at a 2009 fundraiser in the Bahamas that included Greer, leading Republican contributors and former Gov. Charlie Crist.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2012

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Ex-Florida GOP Head Claims Embarrassing Party Secrets

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former state GOP chairman accused of stealing from the party has made some embarrassing accusations of his own, including claims that the party tried to suppress black voters, though secret […]


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Ex-Fla. Gov. Complained About Witness Tampering

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist complained to state law-enforcement authorities about possible witness tampering by a lawyer representing the former head of the Republican Party of Florida.

CBS Tampa–06/09/2012

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Florida’s Monthly Jobs Numbers are Just Estimates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott — who has billed himself as Florida’s jobs governor — says repeatedly that he receives a new grade every month when Florida’s unemployment rates are released.

CBS Tampa–01/22/2012