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Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Crist Makes Florida Comeback Bid as 4 States Vote

By Brendan Farrington | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist easily defeated former state Sen. Nan Rich on Tuesday, while Republican Gov. Rick Scott coasted in his own primary toward a general election matching the state's last two Republican governors.

Fla. Primary: Ex-Gov. Crist Seeks Job Back as Dem

By Brendan Farrington | Monday Aug 25, 2014
A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, campaigned at early voting sites and black churches on the final weekend before a state Democratic primary as he sought his old job back under a different party affiliation.

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

By Brendan Farrington | Monday Aug 11, 2014
It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: "How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?"

Charlie Crist: I Left the GOP Over Party’s Anti-Gay, Racist Views

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 8, 2014
Former Florida governor Charlie Crist said in a new TV interview Tuesday that he left the GOP because of the party’s racist and anti-gay views.

Crist Wages Populist Campaign for Fla. Governor

By Michael Mishak | Saturday Feb 8, 2014
When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run as a Democrat for his old job in 2014, Democratic leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate who could win back centrist Republicans and independent voters.

Charlie Crist: ’You Know What I’m Here For’

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 17, 2012
His party might not be the only public switch former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist is makinggets a big old bear hug from the pizza parlor owner who gave President Barack Obama last week.

Ex-Florida Gov. Crist Accused of Covering Up Gay Affairs

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
Charlie Crist, the former governor of Florida, is no stranger to gay rumors. The lastest allegations claim that the politician paid two men to cover up gay affairs.

Florida activists skeptical of Crist’s pro-LGBT "evolution"

By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Sep 22, 2010
While appreciative of the paper Gov. Charlie Crist released in which he endorses the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and the passage of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Florida’s LGBT activists maintain the Independent U.S. Senate candidate’s previous record speaks for itself.

Weird & Weirder: Crist Accuses Fla. Senate Rival of Getting His Back Waxed

By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Mar 9, 2010
Locked in a tight race with arch-rival Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist has accused him of getting his back waxed - an odd charge coming from mucho metrosexual Crist.