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Lindsey Graham endorses Charlie Crist

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) endorsed Florida Gov. Charlie Crist’s Senate bid, choosing the moderate governor over conservative Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio.

“I am very pleased to hear that you are running for the United States Senate to succeed my good friend Mel Martinez,” Graham wrote in a letter to Crist. “I enthusiastically support and endorse your campaign, and I look forward to joining you soon on the campaign trail.”

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Endorses Governor Charlie Crist for the United States Senate

Washington, D.C.–United States Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina recently sent the following letter endorsing Governor Charlie Crist for the United States Senate.

“I am very pleased to hear that you are running for the United States Senate to succeed my good friend Mel Martinez. I enthusiastically support and endorse your campaign, and I look forward to joining you soon on the campaign trail.”

“You have been an incredibly successful governor, and I know your style of common-sense conservatism will serve the people of Florida well in the Senate and is exactly what the national Republican Party needs.”

“These are difficult times for our nation and party, and your presence in the Senate is needed now more than ever. I look forward to campaigning with you to hold this vitally important seat for the Republican Party and, upon your election, to working with you to solve problems and stand up to out-of-control Washington spending.”

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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