Democrat from Florida
Charlie Crist is a former governor of Florida. A lifelong Republican, Crist abandoned the GOP and announced on April 29, 2010, that he would run for the U.S. Senate as a candidate with no party affiliation. He was defeated on Nov. 2, 2010. In 2012, he endorsed President Barack Obama and announced that he had registered as a Democrat.
Recent statements involving Charlie Crist
Says Charlie Crist and Missouri Rep. Todd Akin "hold same abortion views. No exception except the life of the mother."
Recent stories featuring Charlie Crist
The Legislature again is tinkering with Florida elections laws. Get the lowdown.
We fact-check the speeches by President Obama (and his warm-up acts). We’ll be fact-checking speeches throughout the night and will update this story as we do.
President Barack Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte Thursday to make his case for re-election.
PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested some claims by the President and others on the convention’s final day.
We will complete a full fact-check of claims made by Obama in Saturday’s paper, and a roundup of claims made throughout the convention on Sunday.
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We fact-check the speeches by President Obama (and his warm-up acts).
The Republican National Convention launched into full swing Tuesday. To start off, PolitiFact fact-checked some claims by and about former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida. We edged in with a check of Ted Cruz's comparison of national debt to the Gross Domestic Product.
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