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Charlie Crist: Investigate everyone who had an RPOF credit card

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While in Kissimmee Wednesday afternoon to announce a 39-year low in the state’s rate of serious crimes, Gov. Charlie Crist said “everyone” who had a Republican Party of Florida credit card should be investigated, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Crist was asked whether he thought U.S. Senate primary rival Marco Rubio’s credit card use should be investigated and replied he wanted “everyone” to be, according to the Sentinel. “By everybody— everybody who had a credit card,” Crist said. “And for the…

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Times editorial: Call in the feds to investigate state GOP

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The St. Petersburg Times Editorial Board is calling for federal prosecutors and the Internal Revenue Service to conduct a vigorous investigation at the highest level, untainted by state politics.  Excerpts: It is becoming clearer why it took so long to oust former state Republican Party chairman Jim Greer in January even as the party’s grass roots activists and largest fundraisers demanded a change. Greer had his secrets, and powerful Republican legislators had theirs. Each side was desperate to avoid disclosure, no matter…

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