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Charlie Crist: All I know about Victory Strategies is what I read in the newspapers

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Charlie Crist told CNN this morning that Florida is ready as it can be for the Gulf oil spill, but the scandal ensnaring former Florida Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer came up. What does Crist know about Victory Strategies? “What I know about it is only what I’ve read about in the newspapers,” Crist told Candy Crowley on “State of the Union.” “It’s an unfortunate situation. It’s very disappointing, and sometimes people disappoint you. And that’s what happened here.” Greer, 47, of Oviedo has been…

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Charlie Crist a no-show on CNN

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Charlie Crist, the newly minted independent candidate for the Senate, canceled a sit-down interview that was to have aired Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Host Candy Crowley said on the program that “we had requested them from both Governor Crist and Marco Rubio. After initially agreeing to a sit-down interview, Crist backed out.” She did air an interview with Rubio. Crist lost much of his campaign staff last week after dropping out of the Republican primary, where he was…

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden to visit Tampa/St. Pete day after State of the Union speech

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Tampa Bay area Thursday, Jan. 28, the day after his first State of the Union address, the White House has announced. Update – Monday, 2:33 p.m.: The town hall President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold in Tampa on Thursday is open to the public. But act quick, if you want to go. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on Wednesday from 12 p.m.…

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