Charlie Crist’s Nonexistent Legal Career
Seven years ago, Charlie Crist was rumored to be on the short list of candidates for the Republican vice-presidential nomination. Today, Crist is no longer a Republican, and he’s been out of elected office for almost five years. He …
A Good Morning for Charlie Crist, Cory Gardner & Tom Cotton
The good news for Democrats this morning:
A jump in support from independent likely voters in the Florida governor’s race leaves Democrat Charlie Crist with 43 percent, inches ahead of Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Scott with 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac …
Florida GOP Spotlights Crist’s Answer on Strip-Club Owner Donations
The Republican party of Florida is spotlighting this exchange between Charlie Crist and an interviewer, regarding $90,000 in contributions from strip-club owners — including contributions from owners of one that was the target of “a lengthy police investigation into allegations of …
A Bad Trend for Charlie Crist in Florida
A Florida polling result some might find surprising:
PPP’s newest Florida poll shows that the race is a toss up. Despite having an approval rating of only 39 percent with 48 percent disapproval, incumbent Governor Rick Scott is tied with possible …
Charlie Crist of 2014 Denounces Charlie Crist of 2010
Charlie Crist, the Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat candidate for governor in Florida, declares the GOP is “anti-woman, anti-immigrant, anti-minority, anti-gay, anti-education, anti-environment.”
Does Crist’s effort to beat Marco Rubio in the 2010 Senate race count as “anti-minority”?
When he says, anti-immigrant, does he mean …
New Poll Shows Rick Scott Ahead in Florida’s Gubernatorial Race
Hmm. The conventional wisdom on Florida’s governor’s race is that incumbent Republican Rick Scott is in deep trouble.
Then again, maybe not:
Scott leads [Republican-turned Democrat Charlie] Crist 45 percent to 44 percent, in a new Voter Survey Service poll, commissioned by …
Is Rick Scott Quietly Assembling a Solid Governing Record?
Today’s Morning Jolt was sent off to the editors a bit late, but hopefully worth the wait. A key section turns our eyes to the warmer climes of Florida#…#
Great Scott!#…#or at Least Pretty Good Scott!
So this poll …
Akin: My Race Is Just Like Crist vs. Rubio!
In Missouri, controversial GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin is now using the e-mail list from Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign — this is pretty standard practice for presidential campaigns, by the way — to argue that he’s the Marco …
In This Unlikely Scenario, the GOP Nominee Should Run With Rubio
At the Florida political blog The Shark Tank, Javier Manjarres offers a wildly implausible but entertaining prediction:
In spite of assertions made to the contrary by Vice President Joe Biden, speculation continues to swirl around the possibility that President Obama …
Guess Which Party Charlie Crist Ended Up Dividing?
Hey, remember when the Charlie Crist–Marco Rubio fight was going to tear apart the Florida Republican party?
Right storyline, wrong party.
After more than an hour of heated discussion, the Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee voted to …
He Absolutely Will Not Stop, Ever, Until He’s Elected . . .
From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt:
And You Thought We Had Seen the Last of Charlie Crist#…#
“Listen, and understand! Charlie Crist is out there! He can’t be bargained with! He can’t be reasoned with! He doesn’t feel …
Florida Democrat on Early Voting So Far: ‘This Is Horrible.’
This is not what Florida Democrats wanted to read after the first weekend of early voting:
South Florida in-person early voting turnout might have been relatively lighter than expected this weekend, but Democrats for the first time this election still …
The Great Big Polling Roundup for Thursday
Also in today’s Jolt, a quick update on some key midterm races#…#
At least the polls are coming rapidly now, instead of the one-a-month schedule we endured this summer.
A slew of polls hit the public late Wednesday.
Kansas: A …
Rick Scott Gaining Ground in Florida?
Florida Republicans continue to emphasize that incumbent Gov. Rick Scott has no easy task before him in his reelection bid. But one poll, Survey USA, is starting to see some movement in the right direction for Scott:
Is it an …
Crist: I ‘Never Have’ Wanted to Tell a Woman What to Do With her Body
From the Tuesday Morning Jolt:
Guy Who Spent His Early Career Insisting He’s Pro-Life Now Insists He’s Always Been Pro-Choice.
Seriously, Florida. Come on.
There are a lot of Florida Democrats who will probably tell you they care …
Charlie Crist Has the Most Amazing Friends!
Today’s Miami Herald offers an unflattering portrait of former Republican governor Charlie Crist, now running for his old office as a Democrat:
For the first time since his billion-dollar-plus Ponzi scheme imploded four years ago, Scott Rothstein, 51, re-emerged Wednesday, testifying …
Florida Democrats, Having Doubts About Crist in 2014
Perhaps Florida Democrats aren’t as enthusiastic about adopting Charlie Crist as one of their own as the initial coverage suggested:
Major Democratic financial backers,including trial lawyers and teachers, are gushing about Charlie Crist and his prospects for 2014.
How Rubio’s Campaign Dominated the Online Fight
As the 2012 cycle begins to warm up a bit, I hope candidates and their campaigns carefully study what worked and what didn’t last cycle.
This video, from the firm Targeted Victory, offers a quick-moving lesson on how the Marco …
No Labels: No Specifics, No Coherence, No Point.
If I didn’t know better, I would think the whole “No Labels” movement was a giant, self-parodying prank.
I tuned in to the webcast of the group’s kickoff to hear a woman saying, “You just have to look …
Mason-Dixon: ‘The Math Isn’t There’ for Anything But a Rubio Victory
This is beautiful poll analysis.
The poll — which comes on the heels of revelations that former President Bill Clinton last week reportedly urged DemocratKendrick Meek to get out of the race — shows the Republican Rubio leading the field …