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Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Begins Taking Steps Toward Gubernatorial Run

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist appears to be slowly taking the wrapping off his potential bid to challenge Republican Governor Rick Scott during next year’s gubernatorial election.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Dominating Scott In Hypothetical Race

The 2014 gubernatorial election is still more than a year away, but according to the latest Public Policy Polling numbers, Governor Rick Scott shouldn’t get too comfortable in the governor’s mansion.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Alex Sink

Democrat Alex Sink Won’t Run For Governor In 2014

Florida’s former chief financial officer Alex Sink said Friday she will not run for the governor’s seat in 2014.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: McCain Believes Crist Would Be Tough Opponent For Scott

While it’s still more than a year until the gubernatorial election, it’s widely expected that former Governor Charlie Crist will run as a Democrat and challenge Republican Governor Rick Scott; and at least one U.S. Senator believes Scott’s in for quite a fight.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Supports Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

Amid speculation he will run as a Democrat for his old job, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday said he supports allowing same-sex marriage.

CBS Miami–05/09/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Nelson Ends Gubernatorial Speculation

Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Another Poll Shows Crist Trouncing Scott

If former Governor Charlie Crist runs for his old job as a Democrat against Republican Governor Rick Scott, Crist would trounce Scott by double-digits, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.

CBS Miami–03/20/2013

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)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott 52-40

Governor Rick Scott has sought recently to moderate his message and diverge to a degree from his tea party past. But it may not be enough as a new poll shows Governor Scott with a lot of ground to make up against the presumed Democratic nominee Charlie Crist.

CBS Miami–03/19/2013

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)

Poll: Crist Has 14 Point Lead Over Scott

His recent switch of political parties may have rankled Republicans, but if a new Public Policy Polling poll is accurate, Charlie Crist is being well-received by Florida Democrats and would be a major threat to defeat Governor Rick Scott in 2014.

CBS Miami–01/16/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Governor Charlie Crist Switches To Democrat

After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”

CBS4–12/08/2012

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