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Nan Rich (Source: CBS4)

Rich Touts Record In Battle With Crist

Nan Rich is frustrated. That much is clear. But the lifelong Democrat and former Senate minority leader isn’t backing down. Rich told a gathering of news executives and editors Friday that she will continue battling for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination and trying to draw distinctions with opponent Charlie Crist — despite many of the party’s fundraisers and leaders lining up behind the former Republican Crist.

CBS Miami–07/11/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Says He Can’t ‘Take My Eye Off The Ball’

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist tried to draw sharp contrasts Thursday with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on issues such as the environment, education and openness — while also seeking to defuse questions about why he won’t appear with Democratic opponent Nan Rich.

07/10/2014

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist watches play as the Tampa Bay Rays host  the New York Yankees on April 13, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Governor’s Group Gives Boost To Crist

With a $500,000 injection of money from the Democratic Governors Association, challenger Charlie Crist and a closely aligned political committee raised more cash from June 21 to June 27 than Republican Gov. Rick Scott and a Scott-tied committee.

07/07/2014

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Democrats Courting Florida’s Changing Cuban Voters

Democratic Candidate are courting a group which may not have favored them in the past.

07/05/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tax Returns An Issue In Florida Governor’s Race

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist released three years worth of tax returns the same day a new statewide ad criticized him for not releasing his wife’s tax returns.

06/25/2014

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PBA Backs Crist, Cabinent Incumbents

The Florida Police Benevolent Association will back all three Republican Cabinet incumbents in the November elections, but will support Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor, the organization announced Monday.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

Bob Graham (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Bob Graham

Jim sits down with the former Florida governor and senator to talk about a variety of subjects, including the crisis in Iraq, the Florida governor’s race, immigration, and Cuba offshore drilling.

CBS4–06/23/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist Postpones Cuba Visit For Now

Charlie Crist is not going to visit Cuba this summer as he originally planned

CBS Miami–06/23/2014

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Florida’s Jobless Numbers Edged Up In May

There was little fanfare from Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday to herald the monthly update of the state’s unemployment rate, which ticked up slightly from April to May and now matches the national mark of 6.3 percent.

06/20/2014

Nan Rich (Source: CBS4)

Nan Rich Qualifies For Governor’s Race

Former state Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich qualified Tuesday to run for governor, cementing a Democratic primary contest against former Gov. Charlie Crist.

06/17/2014

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