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Kendrick Meek urges Charlie Crist to be more ‘Independent’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

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Charlie Crist “hasn’t yet acted like an Independent,” according to Nathan Click, a spokesperson for the Kendrick Meek campaign. The campaign points out that Rubio and Crist are identical on gay-rights issues – both squarely against. Adam Sharon, the communications director for the Meek campaign, asks rhetorically, “Do the governor and Speaker Rubio still stand with the far-right instead of our men and women in uniform?” Continue reading here. Press release from Meek’s campaign: On Monday, the White House announced…

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Kendrick Meek urges Charlie Crist to be more ‘Independent’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

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Charlie Crist “hasn’t yet acted like an Independent,” according to Nathan Click, a spokesperson for the Kendrick Meek campaign. The campaign points out that Marco Rubio and Crist are identical on gay-rights issues – both squarely against. Adam Sharon, the communications director for the Meek campaign, asks rhetorically, “Do the governor and Speaker Rubio still stand with the far-right instead of our men and women in uniform?” Continue reading here. Press release from Meek’s campaign: On Monday, the White House…

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WaPo’s Dana Milbank decries ‘Crucifixion of Crist,’ calls Marco Rubio ‘far right’

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Washington Post reporter/columnist Dana Milbank came out explicitly Sunday in favor of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as his Senate campaign collapses. Just as he earlier called surging conservative Marco Rubio the “anti-Crist,” on Sunday he wrote “The crucifixion of Crist by Republican leaders says less about him than it does about the party.” He wrote “the Crist crisis is a whole new level of Jacobin excess; in the case of [Joe] Lieberman, Democrats at least waited until he lost the primary to…

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WaPo’s Dana Milbank decries ‘Crucifixion of Crist,’ calls Marco Rubio ‘far right’

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Washington Post reporter/columnist Dana Milbank came out explicitly Sunday in favor of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as his Senate campaign collapses. Just as he earlier called surging conservative Marco Rubio the “anti-Crist,” on Sunday he wrote “The crucifixion of Crist by Republican leaders says less about him than it does about the party.” He wrote “the Crist crisis is a whole new level of Jacobin excess; in the case of [Joe] Lieberman, Democrats at least waited until he lost the primary to…

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