ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Florida governor's race was spinning wildly on Thursday, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.
By Tamara Lush, Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the White House's decision to suspend plans for offshore drilling expansion in the wake of the Gulf disaster and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's announcement…
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is expected to announce Thursday afternoon that he will run as an independent in the race to fill an open Senate seat. How would Sunshine State voters react to a three-way race? We ask two political…
By Quinn Bowman
In other news Thursday, debate began on a financial reform bill in the Senate after Republicans allowed the measure to move forward, and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced he will leave the Republican Party to run for the Senate as…
Judy Woodruff wraps up a week of reporting from Tampa on public views of government with a look at the rise of the political right in Florida and an unexpectedly competitive race for a U.S. Senate seat.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the competitive GOP Senate primary in Florida, whether anyone will run as a moderate this year and the outcome of the Washington nuclear summit.
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