Democrat from Florida
Charlie Crist is a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014. As a Republican, he served as governor from 2007 to 2011. Crist left the Republican Party in 2010 to mount a campaign for the U.S. Senate as an independent. Crist lost the race to Marco Rubio. In 2012, he endorsed President Barack Obama and announced that he had registered as a Democrat.
Recent statements involving Charlie Crist
"We’re the Sunshine State, and we’re hardly doing any solar energy production."
Charlie Crist stopped "layoffs of some 20,000 school teachers during the global economic meltdown."
Recent stories featuring Charlie Crist
Former Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat, announces that he will take on Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
Gov. Rick Scott's administration is at again, looking to purge noncitizens from the voter rolls. Charlie Crist, now a Democrat, cries foul, but he doesn't have his numbers right.
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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