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.
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.
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.
Democratic Candidate are courting a group which may not have favored them in the past.
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.
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.
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.
Charlie Crist is not going to visit Cuba this summer as he originally planned
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.
Former state Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich qualified Tuesday to run for governor, cementing a Democratic primary contest against former Gov. Charlie Crist.