(Advertisement)

Florida Democrats pick Crist in governor race

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:37 a.m.

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida addresses supporters Tuesday night at a victory party in Fort Lauderdale after winning the Democratic nomination for governor. He’ll face his successor, Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Obama vows to ease path for vets

President Barack Obama speaks during the American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans. The president was to announce his initiatives during an appearance before the American Legion National Convention that is fraught with midterm politics. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised several thousand military veterans that he would ... Read »

Next Story »

McDonnell grilled about email at trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looked grim  as he left the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 where the federal corruption trial against the former governor and former first lady Maureen McDonnell continues into its fifth week.  (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his ... Read »