03/13/2013 09:52 am ET Updated May 13, 2013

If Manny Diaz Drops Out Of Fla. Governor's Race, Crist Could Gain

Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz is considering whether to leave Florida's gubernatorial race, a decision that could make it easier for former Republican governor Charlie Crist to sew up the Democratic primary.

For days, political insiders have buzzed with speculation that Diaz won't stay in the race -- for unspecified family reasons -- and Diaz isn't doing much to quell the talk.

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