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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 Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor’s Race Will Also Shape Fla. Supreme Court

Floridians voting in November’s gubernatorial election will also be deciding the direction of the state Supreme Court for years to come.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov Race

Expanding Medicaid to an additional 1 million Floridians under President Barack Obama’s new health law is turning into one of the biggest issues of this year’s gubernatorial race.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Premiums Will Fall For Many In Fla.

The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Federal court ruled a Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Court Upholds ‘Docs Vs. Glocks’ Law

State law restricts what information doctors can give patients about gun ownership.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

10 scientists at Florida universities sent an open letter to Gov. Scott demanding more action to address climate change. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scott responding to letter from scientists at Florida universities.

CBS Tampa–07/16/2014

File photo of a DMV. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Protesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2014

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