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Rumors circulate about Charlie Crist press conference next Friday and the possible entrance of George LeMieux into US Senate race

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So my Tweet Deck is filling up with political rumors faster than ESPN’s Adam Schefter can talk about Tim Tebow’s draft status.  Rumor #1 is that the Charlie Crist campaign is, oh so quietly, attempting to schedule for next Friday a series of press conferences that will end with Crist’s announcement of his Independent bid in downtown St. Petersburg.  Rumor #2, which is really beginning to gain steam, is that Crist’s protege, Senator George LeMieux, will file to run for…

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Is Charlie Crist laying the groundwork for an independent bid?

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  Either Gov. Charlie Crist realizes he can’t escape the stimulus, or he’s leaning toward an independent run for Senate. Crist is saying some curious things for a man in the midst of a conservative primary challenge. Here are a few, just from the last couple days: From an appearance on “Fox and Friends”: “[President Barack Obama has] done some things that are good for our state; he’s done some things that are not good for our state. But what…

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