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  • Cabinet member Alex Sink speaks about the pardoning of the late rock star Jim Morrison on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 in Tallahassee, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

    Morrison pardon papers paint picture of wild night

    It's a strange sheaf of documents for Florida's governor to have. The thick notebook describes how Jim Morrison discussed sex with a lamb he held on stage, ordered fans to "love your neighbor 'til it hurts" and later, at trial, defended his boozy singing to a prosecutor.


  • Cabinet member Alex Sink speaks about the pardoning of the late rock star Jim Morrison on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 in Tallahassee, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

    In Fla. gov's binder, Jim Morrison shouts 'Love!'

    It's a strange sheaf of documents for Florida's governor to have. The thick notebook describes how Jim Morrison discussed sex with a lamb he held on stage, ordered fans to "love your neighbor 'til it hurts" and later, at trial, defended his boozy singing to a prosecutor.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS
Jim Morrison, long-dead Doors singer, is back in the news. Outgoing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a fan, tells the St. Petersburg Times he will seek a pardon for the rocker, who was convicted of exposing himself at a raucous 1969 concert in Miami. He died in 1971.

    Proposal to pardon dead Doors singer lights a fire

    The time to hesitate is through, no time to wallow in the mire: Florida's outgoing governor wants to posthumously pardon rock wild child Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the Doors who was famously convicted of exposing himself at a 1969 concert in Miami.


  • Jim Morrison of The Doors (Associated Press)

    Outgoing Florida governor wants Jim Morrison pardoned

    Outgoing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wants a state pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, who was convicted of exposing himself at a raucous 1969 concert in Miami.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen.-elect Marco Rubio, R-Fla. thanks supporters in Coral Gables, Fla. after winning his senate bid Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.

    'Tea party' helps Rubio break Beltway

    If the "tea party" is the story of 2010, then Marco Rubio's rise from anti-establishment challenger to senator-elect is the story of the insurgent movement itself.


  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (right), Republican-turned-independent, appears Sunday with his Senate rival, GOP nominee Marco Rubio, on CNN. A so-called "sore-loser statute," spurred by Mr. Crist, will be introduced in the Legislature. (Associated Press)

    Florida eyes 'sore loser' election law

    A Florida Senate committee has recommended making it tougher for political candidates to switch or leave parties in mid-campaign, a move spurred by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's bolt from the Republican Party to run as an independent for U.S. Senate.


  • Associated Press
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (right), a former Republican, had $8 million in his campaign coffers for his independent bid for Senate as of Aug. 4, nearly double that of his GOP rival.

    WILLIAMS: A changed Charlie Crist

    Time was when Charlie Crist was a model of fiscally responsible government. And sadly, gone are the days when Charlie Crist put the people of Florida ahead of special interests.


  • Florida's Crist, once a golden boy, sees luster fade

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a rising "rock star" in the Republican Party only two years ago, may now be singing his political swan song, thanks to a young upstart who dared challenge the career politician's once-solid Senate run.


  • Illustration: RINO by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    PARISI: RINO treachery

    "The graveyards are full of indispensable men." -Former French President Charles de Gaulle


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