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The Fix: Why Charlie Crist is no Joe Lieberman

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From The Fix: Speculation continues to run rampant regarding Florida Gov. Charlie Crist‘s (R) political future with some outlets insisting that a speech explaining the party-switch is already in the works while other sources tell the Fix that no such move is in the offing. With the “will he or won’t he” debate running wild, the most commonly cited comparison to where Crist finds himself is Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) who, after losing the Democratic primary to cable television magnate Ned Lamont…

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Former City Council candidate Steve Corsetti considering party-switch to run against Pinellas Commish John Morroni

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Republican Steve Corsetti, who lost a competitive race for the St. Petersburg City Council, confirms that he is considering becoming a Democrat in order to challenge popular Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni. “Several people are urging me to make the switch,” said Corsetti, who lost by eleven points to incumbent Jim Kennedy. “And I am taking the idea under serious consideration.” Despite just running for office, Corsetti remains a bit of an enigma to many political observers. During the campaign,…

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