Florida Gov. Charlie Crist speaks to students and teachers April 23 during a visit to the McFatter Technical Center in Davie, Fla. Crist is expected to announce Thursday whether he'll abandon his bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate and instead run as an independent. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Charlie Crist To Run For Senate As Independent

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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican, has told advisers he will run for Senate as an independent, setting up a three-way race that polls indicate would be hotly contested. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida's Crist Changes Dynamics Of Senate Race

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Crist Ponders Senate Run As An Independent

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Revised NASA Vision Promises 'Space Coast' Jobs

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Tea Party Protesters Criticize Obama's Space Plan

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Cancer Cluster In Florida Worries Parents

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Rum Money Ignites Brawl Between U.S. Territories

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In Florida, Gay Adoption May No Longer Be Banned

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Florida Schools Take In Students From Haiti

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Miami Serves As Model In Medicare Fraud Crackdown

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Aid Groups Fret As Haiti Giving Slows Down

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President Obama and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appear on the stage at a Fort Myers, Fla., town hall meeting in February 2009. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Crist Steadfast As Florida Senate Race Toughens

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Fla. Doctors Commit To Helping Haiti Quake Victims

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