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  • 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.


  • Political Scene

    White House sends spending wish list


  • Associated Press photographs
THIRD WAY: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, independent candidate for Senate, speaks to reporters after voting Tuesday in St. Petersburg.

    Left for dead, Crist refuses to die

    Charlie Crist, to the surprise of many and the consternation of some, just won't go away.


  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott (center) gestures as he speaks with supporters on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. At left is Mr. Scott's wife, Ann. Florida's GOP voters chose the wealthy Mr. Scott, a political newcomer, over career public servant Bill McCollum as their candidate for governor. (AP Photo)

    Scott upsets McCollum in Florida

    Billionaire Rick Scott rocked Florida's political establishment, overcoming state Attorney General Bill McCollum in the Republican primary for governor, as another GOP insider was ousted by an insurgent challenger for a spot on the November ballot.


  • Senate candidate Joe Miller has been campaigning door to door in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Miller has the support of the "tea party" movement and the backing of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Associated Press)

    3 primaries pose key test for 'tea party'

    Tuesday marks the final major test of "tea party" power in the primaries, as challengers try to capitalize on anti-incumbent sentiment in Alaska, Arizona and Florida, and incumbents hope to avoid becoming the latest victims in what's been a rough year for officeholders.


  • Scott

    Despite millions spent, Florida voters still on fence

    Money isn't buying much love on the campaign trail these days in Florida.


  • Greene

    Greene not meek about Senate bid

    Boxer Mike Tyson was the best man at his wedding. Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss lived in his guest house. And the television ads for Jeff Greene's out-of-nowhere bid for Florida's Senate seat are financed by a fortune made from betting on the fall of the housing market.


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