Economy May Deal Final Blow to Crist

Florida voters frustrated over the economy may choose Tea Party favorite Marco Rubio over Charlie Crist

(Bloomberg) — Four years ago, when Charlie Crist campaigned for governor in the gated villages of southeast Florida, he boasted that he expected to win two terms. By 2008, he was touring those retirement communities with Republican presidential candidate John McCain as a rising star in the party under consideration for a vice presidential bid.

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