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  • Early voting meet and greet with Republicans this morning

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez andĀ  State Rep. Scott Plakon will be at the Orlando Public Library on Central Blvd. this morning at 11:15 a.m. to meet and greet early voters. It's part of a Romney for President effort to highlight...
  • Mel, we miss you

     
    In an interview this week whose excerpts were published by the Miami Herald, former RepublicanĀ U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida said his party would need to accept higher taxes as part of a long-term budget deal. That's significant, considering Mel is...
  • Crist asked under oath about Rubio credit-card leaks

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel When former Gov. Charlie Crist was grilled under oath by the attorney who is fighting to keep the former chairman of the Florida GOP out of prison, there were no major revelations, but there were hints at the mudslinging...
  • State economy improving, Gov. Crist tells Panhandle audience

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Crist told Panhandle residents on Tuesday that Florida's economy appears to be recovering. In a town hall-style meeting, Crist touted legislators' work on the state's $65 billion budget and their work to trim state...
  • Senator Crist? 'People's governor' pulls a fast one

    You can just imagine the campaign zingers coming soon from Charlie Crist's opponents: "When the going got tough, our governor got going." "In the middle of his first term and he wants to go to D.C.? This guy gives new meaning to the term 'federal...
  • Diaz-Balart brothers endorse Crist for Senate

    Gov. Charlie Crist has received two key Republican endorsements from Miami in his run for the U.S. Senate. U.S. Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Mario Diaz-Balart both announced Monday they are supporting Crist in next year's race to replace Sen. Mel...
  • Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate

    Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate
    Turning away more seasoned candidates, Gov. Charlie Crist took a political gamble Friday and named his closest confidant and self-described campaign "maestro" to the U.S. Senate: Fort Lauderdale native George LeMieux. The decision trigged charges of...
  • U.S. Senate run by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist would set off a political scramble

    If Gov. Charlie Crist eschews a second term as the state's chief executive and decides instead to run for the U.S. Senate next year, he'll scramble politics and careers in both parties, ignite an ideological battle over the Republican Party's direction...
  • 2010 elections will still be about the economy.

    What fun! Republican civil war: Elephants dissipating their political capital! Lately, the buzz has been all about the Crist-Rubio rivalry to replace Sen. Mel Martinez. The governor announced his candidacy to a chorus of high-profile endorsements,...
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....
  • Florida's new U.S. senator eager to begin serving

    WASHINGTON The nation's newest and youngest senator-to-be came to the Capitol this week determined "to fight for the people of Florida." Sen. George LeMieux will represent the state on some of the biggest issues of our time. He said he is elated to be...