Tag Archives: Charlie Crist

FLORIDA: US Rep. Charlie Crist Files For Divorce

The Tampa Bay Times reports: After nine years of marriage, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has filed for divorce. “I think the world of Carole. She’s an amazing person. It just didn’t work out for us,” the former governor told the Tampa Bay Times. “I wish all the best for her.” Crist, 60, said the divorce should have no impact on …

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Charlie Crist: I’m Running For Congress [VIDEO]

Totally not-gay Charlie Crist today announced that he’s running for the US House. The Tampa Bay Times reports: Charlie Crist is back, saying Tuesday “somebody has to step up” for Democrats in the 13th Congressional District, dismissing criticism that he is perpetual candidate. “Public service is in my heart,” said Crist at his congressional campaign kickoff in front of Childs …

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Charlie Crist: I Might Run For Senate Again

Via the Orlando Sentinel: Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race. “Well, I have been encouraged to,” Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate. Crist, a former Republican governor of Florida, ran for the Senate in 2010 …

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FLORIDA: Hater Cheers Crist Loss

Stemberger is the head of the Florida Family Policy Council and the chairman of the anti-gay answer to the Boy Scouts. He recently declared that the fight against same-sex marriage is “worth dying for.”

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FLORIDA: Gov. Rick Scott Wins

Perhaps the biggest disappointment of the night.

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Seen In Florida

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GOP Links Charlie Crist To Sex Trafficking Over Donations From Strip Club Owners

Man, they are fucking desperate.

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FLORIDA: Marriage Absent From Final Crist/Scott Debate Before Election Day

Last night’s CNN-hosted debate between Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist included no questions about same-sex marriage, but the pair heatedly sparred about jobs, the economy, the death penalty, medical marijuana, and Scott’s Medicare fraud past. The Florida gubernatorial race is considered the nation’s tightest. CBS Miami has the full debate in four parts.

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FLORIDA: Pro-Charlie Crist TV Campaign Launched By LGBT Group SAVE Dade

Via Steve Rothaus the Miami Herald: SAVE, one of South Florida’s best-known LGBT-rights groups, has produced a campaign video, Why We Vote, in support of candidates including Democrats Charlie Crist and Annette Taddeo. “I’m voting because Rick Scott and Pam Bondi refuse to recognize our marriage,” says SAVE board chairman Christian Ulvert, seen on-camera with his husband Carlos Andrade. Both …

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Rick Scott Does Fangate Damage Control

Scott is beyond ridiculous.

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FLORIDA: Gov. Rick Scott Won’t Say If Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Discriminatory

After the bizarre start to last night’s gubernatorial debate, Florida Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly refused to say if he thinks his state’s ban on same-sex marriage is discriminatory. Scott was asked if Florida’s constitutional ban on gay marriage was discriminatory, but he refused to directly answer the question, even when asked a second time. He did say he supports traditional …

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BIZARRE: Florida Gov. Rick Scott Refuses To Take Debate Stage Because Charlie Crist Had A Small Fan Blowing On Him

Tonight Rick Scott might have cost himself the election. Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Thursday night, because his opponent had a fan. No, not a rowdy supporter in the audience. An actual electric fan. Scott’s Democratic challenger, former Gov. Charlie Crist, had set up a small fan underneath his …

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Douchebag Of The Day – John Stemberger

(Tipped by JMG reader Erik) RELATED: In July, Stemberger declared that the fight against same-sex marriage “is worth dying for.”

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FLORIDA: Crist Takes Lead In New Poll

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist had been in a dead heat with Gov. Rick Scott for months. Things are still very close, but there’s some good news for the Crist campaign today. Via the Tampa Bay Times: Crist’s 6 percentage-point lead isn’t so big because the likely-voter poll’s error margin is 4.1 percent. But it ain’t the topline, it’s the …

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FLORIDA: Crist Slips Behind In Latest Poll

Via the Miami Herald: A newly released Mason-Dixon poll conducted on behalf of Telemundo (conducting the first gubernatorial debate Oct. 10) and Leadership Florida/Florida Press Association (conducting a debate Oct. 15) shows Rick Scott leading Charlie Crist 43 percent to 41 percent, within the magin of error of plus or minus 4 percent. Libertarian Adrian Wylie receives 4 percent. The …

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Quote Of The Day – Charlie Crist

“Dear Governor Scott: Four years ago, a district court of appeals ruled Florida’s ban on gay and lesbian adoption unconstitutional. When the ruling came down, I believed it was my job as Governor to exercise the authority vested in me by the people and our Constitution. The day the judge ruled, I declared Florida’s adoption ban over. Gay and lesbian …

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FLORIDA: Charlie Crist Glides To Easy Nomination In Gubernatorial Primary

Former GOP Florida Gov. Charlie Crist strolled to an easy win in yesterday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, taking 73% of the vote against former state Rep. Nan Rich. Mr. Crist’s Florida primary victory didn’t come as a surprise. The former governor has largely ignored his Democratic opponent, who ran as the “real Democrat” in the race. Mr. Crist has been criticized …

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FLORIDA: Charlie Crist Tells Gov & AG To Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

Via Steve Rothaus at the Miami Herald: Charlie Crist, Florida’s former Republican governor and attorney general, says current Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi don’t have to defend the state’s 2008 gay marriage ban in court. Crist, who is running to become governor again (this time as a Democrat), spoke Thursday as he accepted LGBT-rights group SAVE’s endorsement …

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FLORIDA: Crist And Scott In Dead Heat

A poll released in Florida this weekend shows that Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist are now in a dead heat for the coming gubernatorial election. Crist had been leading by several points in some (but not all) earlier polls. The poll finds both candidates have secured their respective bases. Scott gets the support of 73 percent of …

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New From Florida Gov. Rick Scott

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