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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

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Florida Overcomes GOP Barriers To Enroll Uninsured

Florida’s Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law. Yet the state has emerged as a tale of what went right with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2014

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Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

MIAMI (AP) — When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate able to win back […]

CBS Tampa–02/08/2014

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Ex-Fla. Gov. Crist Attacks Rivals In Book

A memoir by former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist defends his evolution from a Republican to Democrat, while taking swipes at such rivals as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott.

01/08/2014

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Florida’s Crist To Announce Run For Governor

Florida’s Charlie Crist is making it official. The former Republican governor will formally kick off his second gubernatorial campaign as a Democrat at a rally Monday in Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg.

11/04/2013

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Ex-GOP Fla. Gov. Crist To Run For Job As Democrat

Former Florida Republican governor turned Democrat Charlie Crist has filed paperwork to run for his old job with his new party.

CBS Tampa–11/01/2013

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Police Remove Activists Blocking Traffic

Fifteen immigration reform activists were arrested Tuesday for blocking a street in front of the federal courthouse at the culmination of a march aimed at persuading central Florida Republican lawmakers to support comprehensive immigration legislation.

10/29/2013

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Florida US Rep. Bill Young Dies At 82

Republican Rep. Bill Young, Florida’s longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday. He was 82.

10/18/2013

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Listen to The Current’s April 27-28 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor‘s press conference in […]

04/29/2013

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Ex-Fla. Gov. Crist Tweets He’s Joining Democrats

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who was elected the state’s chief executive as a Republican and then ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate as an independent, announced on Twitter that he’s switching to the Democratic Party.

12/08/2012

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