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Charlie Crist: All I know about Victory Strategies is what I read in the newspapers

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Charlie Crist told CNN this morning that Florida is ready as it can be for the Gulf oil spill, but the scandal ensnaring former Florida Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer came up. What does Crist know about Victory Strategies? “What I know about it is only what I’ve read about in the newspapers,” Crist told Candy Crowley on “State of the Union.” “It’s an unfortunate situation. It’s very disappointing, and sometimes people disappoint you. And that’s what happened here.” Greer, 47, of Oviedo has been…

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Charlie Crist a no-show on CNN

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Charlie Crist, the newly minted independent candidate for the Senate, canceled a sit-down interview that was to have aired Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Host Candy Crowley said on the program that “we had requested them from both Governor Crist and Marco Rubio. After initially agreeing to a sit-down interview, Crist backed out.” She did air an interview with Rubio. Crist lost much of his campaign staff last week after dropping out of the Republican primary, where he was…

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Charlie Crist was 45 minutes late to the Speech of His Life because…he was boating?

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On Thursday, Charlie Crist needed to deliver the Speech of His Life when announced he was dropping out of the GOP primary to run with No Party Affiliation. The entire political world was watching.  TV trucks were backed up along Beach Drive.  CNN’s Candy Crowley was ready to go live to The Situation Room. Chris Matthews wanted to lead off Hardball with a shot from St. Pete. But when five o’clock struck, the Governor was nowhere to be found.  Michelle…

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