More Charlie Crist Articles

  • President Bill Clinton to speak at Crist rally

    MIAMI (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is headed to Miami to stump at a campaign rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Charile Crist. Crist's campaign announced the speech on Saturday. Clinton is scheduled to be at Crist's campaign rally Friday at Miami's J.W. Marriott Marquis. Crist...

  • VIDEO: Gubernatorial races set in Florida, Arizona

    Florida and Arizona were among the states who held primary elections Tuesday and the races are now set in both states' gubernatorial races.

  • Republicans outvote Democrats in Florida primary, but that may not matter

    The body of party registrants is not necessarily identical to the body of its current supporters.

  • Charlie Crist wins Florida primary to face Gov. Rick Scott

    The former Republican governor of Florida easily won a Democratic primary Tuesday to take on his GOP successor, in one of the more tangled political face-offs in recent memory.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 27

    Charlie Crist easily secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Florida and will take on incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in November.

  • Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — 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. Crist defeated Nan Rich, a former Senate Democratic leader...

  • Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida AG

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — George Sheldon, a one-time top official in the Obama administration, easily defeated state Rep. Perry Thurston on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for attorney general. Sheldon moves on to the November ballot, where he will challenge Republican incumbent Pam Bondi and...

  • Primary will test Crist's support among Democrats

    MIAMI (AP) — Arlene Ustin is a hardcore Democrat and she'd like nothing more than to see Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeated in November. But she's not supporting Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist — yet. First there's the matter of Tuesday's primary, where Crist faces former...

  • Fla. gov. race: Crist continuing to lose ground to Scott

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Expected to win his party’s nomination Tuesday, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, will be trailing current GOP Gov. Rick Scott heading into the general election, a new poll suggests. A Saturday SurveyUSA poll shows that...

  • Voters guide for the Florida primary election

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's primary election for governor, Congress, the Legislature and other offices is Tuesday. Here are five things voters should know: GOVERNOR'S RACE: Most attention is being focused at the top of the ballot where Democrats and Republicans will chose their nominee...

  • Crist, Rich campaign ahead of Tuesday's primary

    MIAMI (AP) — It may have taken a while, but it finally feels like there's a Democratic primary for governor. Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now seeking his old job as a Democrat, spent the weekend campaigning in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, meeting with volunteers, attending black...

  • Charlie Crist bucks trend and welcomes Obama's campaign help

    When asked Tuesday if would welcome the president's campaign help, Crist responded, "I hope so," the Tampa Bay Times reported.

  • Nine political figures who switched parties

    Vermont's Sen. James Jeffords, who died Monday, hardly was the first high-profile political figure to forsake his party.

  • Crist gets another boost with public money

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting some help for his challenge to incumbent Gov. Rick Scott. And it's coming from Florida taxpayers. Crist on Friday received more than $474,000 when he received his second check of public matching funds. He has now received slightly...

  • Governor's race will also shape Fla. Supreme Court

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — If former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is elected governor as a Democrat in November, all seven state Supreme Court justices might be his appointments. If Republican Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he could completely reshape the court that has frustrated him and other...



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