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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)

New Poll Shows Crist Tops Scott For Governor

With Florida’s political world gearing up for a costly, divisive campaign, Democrat Charlie Crist continues to hold a comfortable lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott in the battle for the governor’s office, a poll released Thursday shows.

CBS4–01/30/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Rich, Crist Say Scott Only Cares About The Wealthy

Florida politicians gathered Wednesday to attend the 20th annual legislative planning session, hosted by The Associated Press. Democratic gubernational hopeful Charlie Crist had nothing good to say about Governor Rick Scott while Senator Nan Rich, another Democrat, didn’t have anything complimentary to say about either.

01/29/2014

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)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By Just 2 Points

The race for Florida governor is still months away, but in a hypothetical race between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott, the former governor may pull out a very narrow victory.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

TRENTON, NJ - JANUARY 14: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse on January 14, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Coming To Florida To Raise Money For Scott

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will see the first test of his political standing when he comes to the Sunshine State this weekend to fundraise with Republican Governor Rick Scott.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Suit Filed To Force Scott To Pick Lt. Governor

A lawsuit has been filed by a Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist to try and force Governor Rick Scott to select a lieutenant governor.

CBS Miami–01/06/2014

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

Crist Apologizes For Supporting Gay Marriage Ban

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has apologized for backing a state constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in 2008. Crist made the apology to Watermark Online, an Orlando LGBT publication.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Gov. Scott Opens Campaign Account For Re-Election Run

It was all about the ‘green’ Tuesday for Governor Rick Scott. Not only did he and First Lady Ann Scott participate in the ceremonial lighting of the official 2013 Cabinet Christmas tree, Scott also opened his campaign account to run for re-election in 2014.

12/10/2013

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)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By 7 Points

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist currently enjoys a seven-point lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

CBS Miami–11/21/2013

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson No Longer Coy About Governor’s Race

After months of playing coy, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for the first time on Tuesday publicly acknowledged he is keeping open the option of running for governor.

11/19/2013

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Still Considering Bid For Florida Governor

Fanning the flames of uncertainty about former Gov. Charlie Crist’s viability as a gubernatorial candidate, Democrats close to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson are letting potential supporters know the three-term senator is waiting in the wings if Crist’s campaign stumbles.

CBS Miami–11/14/2013

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