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Scott, Crist Take Different Sides on Gay Marriage

POLITICS | Oct 16
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist took opposing sides on the same-sex marriage question during their latest debate.

Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 31
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Crist Makes Florida Comeback Bid as 4 States Vote

POLITICS | By Brendan Farrington | Aug 27
Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist easily defeated former state Sen. Nan Rich on Tuesday, while Republican Gov. Rick Scott coasted in his own primary toward a general election matching the state's last two Republican governors.

Fla. Primary: Ex-Gov. Crist Seeks Job Back as Dem

POLITICS | By Brendan Farrington | Aug 25
A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, campaigned at early voting sites and black churches on the final weekend before a state Democratic primary as he sought his old job back under a different party affiliation.

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

POLITICS | By Brendan Farrington | Aug 11
It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: "How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?"

Charlie Crist: I Left the GOP Over Party’s Anti-Gay, Racist Views

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | May 8
Former Florida governor Charlie Crist said in a new TV interview Tuesday that he left the GOP because of the party’s racist and anti-gay views.

Crist Wages Populist Campaign for Fla. Governor

POLITICS | By Michael Mishak | Feb 8
When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run as a Democrat for his old job in 2014, Democratic leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate who could win back centrist Republicans and independent voters.

Charlie Crist: ’You Know What I’m Here For’

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 17
His party might not be the only public switch former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist is makinggets a big old bear hug from the pizza parlor owner who gave President Barack Obama last week.

Ex-Florida Gov. Crist Accused of Covering Up Gay Affairs

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 12
Charlie Crist, the former governor of Florida, is no stranger to gay rumors. The lastest allegations claim that the politician paid two men to cover up gay affairs.

Florida activists skeptical of Crist’s pro-LGBT "evolution"

NATIONAL | By Joseph Erbentraut | Sep 22
While appreciative of the paper Gov. Charlie Crist released in which he endorses the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and the passage of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Florida’s LGBT activists maintain the Independent U.S. Senate candidate’s previous record speaks for itself.

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