Posted in 2016 Election

Crist launches bid for hometown Congressional seat

BY DARA KAM AND BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is staging another comeback, this time in a bid…

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Posted in 2016 Election

He’s back, Crist to announce Congressional run tomorrow

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, a one-time Republican who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate as an independent and as a Democrat for governor, appears poised…

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Posted in Politics

Backroom Briefing: Charlie and Debbie narrow the field

By BRANDON LARRABEE AND JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With two big-name potential candidates bowing out, the field is starting to take shape…

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PS podcast: Political blunders and John Morgan hurt Crist campaign

On Pensacola Speaks, I interviewed Peter Schorsch, creator the most influential political blog in the state, SaintPetersBlog.com. When former Governor Charlie Crist announced on Monday…

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The Ultimate Post Mortem on Scott vs. Crist

Peter Schorsch, founder of SaintPetersBlog.com, has published his list of 16 reasons why Charlie Crist lost to Rick Scott. Here are six that caught my…

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Posted in 2014 Election

First Amendment Foundation asks candidates about their private email accounts and computers

The First Amendment Foundation, the non-profit that promotes open government Florida, asked the two gubernatorial candidates. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, to answer a few…

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Posted in 2014 Election

Poll: Independents give Crist light lead

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge…

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Posted in 2014 Election

Voter turnout may be key to Nov. 4 victory

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA One of the most closely watched governor’s races in the country seems to be morphing back into…

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Posted in 2014 Election

Latest poll shows Scott and Crist deadlocked

Women and men are polar opposites in the Florida governor’s race, as likely voters split 42 – 42 percent between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and…

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