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Andrea Saul, former spox for Charlie Crist, Mitt Romney, moves to Silcone Valley startup Instacart

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Andrea Saul, communications director for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s non-profit Lean In, is taking her talents to Instacart, the startup on-demand grocery delivery service. As VP of communications, Saul brings a wealth of political expertise; she served as communications director for former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as well as press secretary to presidential candidate Mitt Romney and for Carly Fiorina in her Senate bid. She also was communications aide for U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and director of Media Affairs in John…

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Charlie Crist attacks…Kendrick Meek?

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Even though his chances of winning the GOP nomination keep slipping away, Charlie Crist took a break from attacking Marco Rubio to attack Kendrick Meek. The Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign today released the below statement from Communications Director, Andrea Saul, in advance of Rep. Meek’s campaign events in Orlando, FL tomorrow: “As Rep. Meek campaigns in Orlando to discuss the economy, I’m sure he won’t tell Florida voters about his support of tax and spend economic policies. Most…

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Marco Rubio ‘invisible’ to reporters on South Carolina trip

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  Aware of the potentially uncomfortable imagery of a hotshot Senate candidate glad-handing in a state known as a White House launching pad, aides to Rubio and DeMint were quick to downplay the trip shortly after it was announced, calling it a routine fundraising effort. That concern was likely a chief reason why Rubio, the former Florida House Speaker who commands a healthy lead against Crist in recent polls, was largely invisible to members of the media during the South…

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Marco Rubio ‘invisible’ to reporters on South Carolina trip

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  Aware of the potentially uncomfortable imagery of a hotshot Senate candidate glad-handing in a state known as a White House launching pad, aides to Marco Rubio and Jim DeMint were quick to downplay the trip shortly after it was announced, calling it a routine fundraising effort. That concern was likely a chief reason why Rubio, the former Florida House Speaker who commands a healthy lead against Crist in recent polls, was largely invisible to members of the media during the…

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Crist Campaign: Charlie Crist will not run as a Democrat or Independent

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After new poll showed his GOP Senate primary challenger Marco Rubio taking a narrow lead, Florida’s Republican governor Charlie Crist met Barack Obama today in Tampa Bay, where the president announced $8 billion in stimulus funding for a high-speed rail stations. Having been needled relentlessly by Rubio for supporting the stimulus and hugging Barack Obama at a rally last spring, might Crist’s willingness to appear again with Obama signal, as The New Republic’s Jonathan Chait suggested, an openness to switching…

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As Florida’s unemployment rate nears 12%, Charlie Crist touts effort to create jobs

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As Florida’s unemployment rate hits 11.8%, the Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate Campaign today released a statement from Communications Director Andrea Saul on Gov. Crist’s multifaceted efforts on job creation in Florida, including his efforts to delay the unemployment comp tax and to attract LegoLand and Jet Blue to the state, although it appears the Cubs will keep spring home in Arizona. “While President Obama heads to Ohio today to solely talk about jobs, Governor Crist is putting words into…

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As Florida’s unemployment rate nears 12%, Charlie Crist touts effort to create jobs

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As Florida’s unemployment rate hits 11.8%, the Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate Campaign today released a statement from Communications Director Andrea Saul on Gov. Crist’s multifaceted efforts on job creation in Florida, including his efforts to delay the unemployment comp tax and to attract LegoLand and Jet Blue to the state, although it appears the Cubs will keep spring home in Arizona. “While President Obama heads to Ohio today to solely talk about jobs, Governor Crist is putting words into…

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