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Jason Linkins

Charlie Crist Now Just Working As A Personal Injury Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

The one-time Attorney General of the whole danged state of Florida has hung out his shingle at at a personal injury law firm, and -- if you were injured on a cruise -- you can come "visit him" at an email address, that's "for the people."

RELEASED: Charlie Crist's Secret Voicemail To Opponent

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A voicemail from Charlie Crist to Kendrick Meek has surfaced, lending credence to a claim that the independent candidate for Florida's U.S. Senate sea...

Charlie Crist Would Caucus With Democrats If Elected, Advisors Say

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If elected to the U.S. Senate when voters head to the polls in the Sunshine State next week, Florida Governor Charlie Crist would caucus with Democrat...

Bill Clinton Reportedly Came Close To Getting Kendrick Meek To Drop Out Of Florida Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — Democratic Rep. Kendrick Meek on Thursday denied reports that he agreed to drop out of the Florida Senate race under pressure from forme...

Jason Linkins

Crist Warns Voters Of Sarah Palin, For Some Reason (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ah, poor Charlie Crist. Circa 2008, the Florida governor was a pretty big deal with legit aspirations to higher office. So, he sent his best crony, Ge...

Move Over, McCain! Sarah Palin Finds A New Maverick

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Move over, John McCain. With the 2010 midterm election just days away, Sarah Palin signaled that she sees another man in the Republican party as "mav...

Charlie Crist Comes Under Fire For Pulling Party Switch

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Independent candidate Charlie Crist was taken to task during the final U.S. Senate debate Tuesday for his answers on leaving...

On Immigration, Are You a Lamar Smith-John Boehner-Steve King Republican?

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

About a week ago, I announced that I would not run for Mayor of Chicago so that I could devote my full time and attention to my vocation: fighting for immigration reform.

FL-Sen: 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I), 19% Meek (D) (Rasmussen 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/7/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Florida 2010 Senate 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I...

FL-Sen: 42% Rubio (R), 27% Crist (i), 21% Meek (D) (Mason-Dixon 10/6)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mason-Dixon 10/4/10 - 10/6/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview WZVN-HD (ABC 7) article Florida 2010 Senate 42% Rub...

FL-Sen: 40% Rubio (R), 33% Crist (I), 16% Meek (D) (POS 9/30)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Opinion Strategies 9/27/10 - 9/30/10; 800 likely voters, 3.46% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (St. Petersburg Times release) Flor...

Marco Rubio Takes Big Lead In Florida's Three-Way Senate Race (POLL)

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Republican Marco Rubio commands a double-digit lead among likely voters in Florida's U.S. Senate race, harnessing a split am...

FL-Sen: 46% Rubio (R), 33% Crist (I), 18% Meek (D) (Quinnipiac 9/23-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 9/23-28/10; 1,151 likely voters, 2.9% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Quinnipiac release) Florida 2010 Senate 46% Rubio ...

Don't Be Fooled - Florida Senate Race Is Between One Progressive and Two Lifetime Republicans

Andy Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Stern

Have we lost faith ourselves to the point we now believe a strategic, financed, people driven grassroots campaign can't counter Marco Rubio's right-wing fundraising?

Amanda Terkel

Charlie Crist's Social Security Solution: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running as an independent for the state's U.S. Senate seat, is arguing that one of the nation's toughest problems ...

Florida GOP: Charlie Crist Implicated In State Party's Financial Scandal

The Orlando Sentinel | Jim Stratton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State Republicans moved the three-way U.S. Senate race to a new level Saturday, with party leaders pointing to an audit of their books they say implie...

Al Lawson, Top Democrat In Florida's State Senate, Endorses Charlie Crist Over Kendrick Meek

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Kendrick Meek, Florida's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, received some discouraging news Thursday when a top Democrat in the Florida State ...

Jason Linkins

Last Night's Primary And The State Of Political Media Narratives

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another primary night has come and gone. As always, it's time to check in on the media narratives that have ruled over the campaign season, to see how they fared in last night's tilts. As it turns out, it's sort of a mixed bag!

Florida Election Results: Kendrick Meek Defeats Jeff Greene In Democratic Senate Primary

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four-term Rep. Kendrick Meek defeated real estate billionaire Jeff Greene in Florida's Democratic Senate primary, the Associated Press reported. Meek ...

Florida Primary Election: Wealthy Candidates Could Topple Establishment-Backed Competitors

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The primary election fights unfolding in Florida have produced no shortage of fiery attacks and extremely pricey campaigns. While the race for the st...

Jeff Greene's Yacht Described As 'Sex, Drugs, And Techno Music' By Former Stewardess (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Billionaire candidate Jeff Greene, who's facing-off against Rep. Kendrick Meek in Florida's Democratic Senate primary, insists he's "not a partier" de...

Charlie Crist's Former Running Mate SPLITS With Gov, Endorses Marco Rubio

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp is endorsing Republican Marco Rubio for Senate over his boss, Gov. Charlie Crist. Kottkamp says he and Crist, who is ...

Jeff Greene, Florida Senate Candidate, Asks Warren Buffett To Dispel Attack Ads

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jeff Greene reached out to fellow billionaire Warren Buffett to help defend himself against Florida Democratic Senate rival Kend...

Kendrick Meek, Jeff Greene Brawl While Crist Locks Up Support From Dems (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and billionaire rival Jeff Greene engage in a brutal primary fight for Florida's Democratic Senate nomination, the real win...

Marco Rubio Aims To Fundraise Off War Of Words With Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio continued his war of words with Rachel Maddow this week with a new web video tweaking the MSNBC host. ...