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Someone’s dumping a Charlie Crist portrait on eBay, but Florida Republican Party says, ‘Not us’

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Someone is trying to peddle a portrait of ex-Republican, newly-independent Charlie Crist on eBay. But the Florida Republican Party is disavowing any association with it or the sale. Although party officials said Friday they planned to auction off a used portrait of Crist recently removed from GOP headquarters, the one currently up for bid is not theirs — despite the seller’s advertised name: “florida_gop.” “I just found out about that a few minutes ago. That’s not ours,” said Katie Betta, spokeswoman for the state…

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Someone’s dumping a Charlie Crist portrait on eBay, but Florida Republican Party says, ‘Not us’

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Someone is trying to peddle a portrait of ex-Republican, newly-independent Charlie Crist on eBay. But the Florida Republican Party is disavowing any association with it or the sale. Although party officials said Friday they planned to auction off a used portrait of Crist recently removed from GOP headquarters, the one currently up for bid is not theirs — despite the seller’s advertised name: “florida_gop.” “I just found out about that a few minutes ago. That’s not ours,” said Katie Betta, spokeswoman for the state…

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HBO to air controversial documentary Outrage, complete with claims Charlie Crist is gay

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A pull straight from the best writer at the Times, Eric Deggans: Looks like HBO has bought the broadcast rights to Outrage, the controversial documentary that purports to expose the private lives of politicians who work against gay rights in public but lead homosexual lives in private. HBO will air the documentary at 9 p.m. Oct. 5, re-airing the show several times that month. The documentary names Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as one of the politicians leading a double life,…

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Huff Post: Charlie Crist: Bad News for the GOP?

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Is Charlie Crist the face of a new Republican Party, or a harbinger of the GOP’s demise? He’s handsome, personable and popular: a dream candidate for Florida’s 2010 Senate race. And Charlie Crist, currently the Sunshine State’s Republican governor, will probably win. That makes him a good thing for the Republican Party, right? Yes and no. The GOP is desperate for another vote — or 10 — in the Senate, so Crist’s bid sounds like good news to the ears…

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