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PolitiFact backs up Charlie Crist’s claim that people asking for refunds never donated

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From PolitiFact: Though he officially declared his “independence” by leaving the Republican Party on May 12, 2010, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he won’t return money contributed to his U.S. Senate campaign while he was running as a Republican. “People gave to a good cause, and we’re going to spend it on a good cause,” Crist said minutes after switching his voter registration. “That’s why I’m going to keep it. It’s important to be able to get our message out…

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PolitiFact backs up Charlie Crist’s claim that people asking for refunds never donated

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From PolitiFact: Though he officially declared his “independence” by leaving the Republican Party on May 12, 2010, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he won’t return money contributed to his U.S. Senate campaign while he was running as a Republican. “People gave to a good cause, and we’re going to spend it on a good cause,” Crist said minutes after switching his voter registration. “That’s why I’m going to keep it. It’s important to be able to get our message out…

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John Cornyn: GOP leaders want their money back from Charlie Crist

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With Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist expected to formally announce late Thursday that he will run for the Senate as an independent, GOP leaders made clear they would do their best to starve him of campaign funds. At a Monitor-sponsored breakfast for reporters, Senator John Cornyn of Texas, Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), said, “I certainly will request the money that I donated to his campaign from my leadership PAC back.” Senator Cornyn added that, “people have already…

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Al Hoffman asks Charlie Crist for his money back. Are the Semblers next?

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Developer Al Hoffman, a major GOP donor who recently moved from Fort Myers to North Palm Beach, asked Gov. Charlie Crist to return the $9,600 he and his wife gave to Crist’s U.S. Senate campaign. Why? Two words: Jim Greer. Hoffman was among the donors who pressured Crist to dump his handpicked chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. “I lost my confidence in Charlie’s leadership ability simply because he looked the other way when so many people were warning…

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