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President Obama Can Help Charlie Crist Win in Florida

John McAuliff | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
John McAuliff

Progresso Weekly has published an optimistic assessment of how Charlie Crist can regain the governorship of Florida as a Democrat, an important contest for Americans who want more rational relations with Cuba.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Says He'll Sign 'Charlotte's Web' Medical Marijuana Bill

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) said Thursday he'll approve legislation legalizing a medical marijuana extract low in THC to treat patients and children s...

Rick Scott Flip-Flops After Early Voting Criticism

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) announced a new proposal Thursday to reform the state’s election laws, including a plan to increase the nu...

Amanda Terkel

Charlie Crist: Rick Scott's Refusal To Extend Florida Early Voting 'Indefensible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist sharply criticized Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Sunday for his refusal to extend early voting hou...

25 Politicians Who Have Faced Gay Rumors

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra & Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.29.2012 | Gay Voices

Claims over Charlie Crist's alleged homosexuality have gotten particularly ugly in recent weeks, though the former Florida governor has attempted to q...

Jason Linkins

Charlie Crist's Florida Ballot Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if Charlie Crist didn't already have enough problems with all of his former friends referring to him as history's greatest monster and asking for t...

Jason Linkins

Crist Faces Mounting Pressure From Former Donors To Return Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Florida Governor Charlie Crist is running as an independent candidate for the Florida Senate seat, everyone who once pretended to like him is doing everything they can to turn him into a penniless hobo.

Crists Mulls Independent Run, GOP Pressures Him To Drop Out

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Charlie Crist said Monday he may quit his GOP primary race and run for the Senate as an independent, his once-promising...

Magnet Education Attracts Unwelcome Clash With No Child Left Behind

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

OPINION - Magnet education has been a huge success in the School District of Palm Beach County (FLA). So why does their Superintendent, Art Johnson, c...

Myra Farr, 95-Year-Old Volunteer, Honored By Florida Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As a member of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) in south Florida, Myra Farr has spent over five decades volunteering with programs that hel...

Republican Party Sells Crist Portrait On eBay

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida GOP says it's sold an oil painting of Gov. Charlie Crist, who bolted the party to run for U.S. Senate as an inde...

Charlie Crist May Join Obama At Florida Town Hall Meeting

St. Petersburg Times | Steve Bousquet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Charlie Crist, who has been taking a steady pounding for his "man hug" with President Barack Obama in February, now says he might be with the pre...

Crist's Senate Candidacy Undercut by Claims, Power Grab

Matt Mackowiak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Mackowiak

As the open U.S. Senate race in Florida heats up, the record of incumbent Governor Charlie Crist is rightly being examined by the news media, conservative activists and Florida voters.

Charlie Crist Loses Straw Poll By Landslide In Home County

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gov. Charlie Crist has lost a straw poll in his home county and some observers say it reveals signs of weakness in his Se...

Charlie Crist Endorsements Withdrawn By Two Republican Congressmen

AP | Lesley Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — Lately, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has been having a tough time in his bid for U.S. Senate, and he's experienced another setback. U.S. ...

Top House GOP Recruiter Wants Pro-Choice Candidates

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party is looking at a decidedly more diverse list of potential candidates this year. Several top GOP officials have suggested recently ...

Crist Senate Bid Outrages Conservatives; NRSC Boycott Urged

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another fierce ideological rift has opened up within the Republican Party. Conservatives are up in arms over Charlie Crist's Senate run and the suppor...

A Little Transparency for Bobby Jindal -- Hypocrisy in Republican Posturing

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Mr. Jindal's speech was an embarrassing relic, a paltry political peroration that has no place in a political dialogue in the midst of a national crisis.

Florida Unemployment Benefits Rise With Stimulus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida unemployment compensation benefits are increasing by $25 a week due to federal stimulus funding. The higher rate we...

Crist: Obama Should Look "Favorably" On Us Because We Helped Pass Stimulus

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist defended his support for President Obama's stimulus plan at a Fort Lauderdale town hall meeting Wednesday, saying that the ...

Fellow Republicans Attack Florida Gov. Crist For Stimulus Support

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Charlie Crist: statesman or sellout? Democrats may be lavishing praise on Florida's Republican governor for enthusiastically supporting the Democrats...

Governor Crist Should Take a Stand Against Slavery

Marc Rodrigues and Rebecca Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc Rodrigues and Rebecca Smith

While the FBI, the Department of Justice and local law enforcement have devoted many resources to eradication of slavery in Florida, one office has been absent from this effort: the Governor;s.

Florida Governor Charlie Crist To Wed

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Gov. Charlie Crist won't be sleeping alone in the governor's mansion much longer _ he is engaged to a woman he met in New Yor...

Campaign Comedy Corner

M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles

When he became a Navy jet pilot, McCain put, count 'em, three planes into the drink. One thing's for sure: if Senator McCain doesn't make it to the White House, he sure won't be flying for American Airlines.