Florida independent senate candidate Charlie Crist and his wife Carole, attend the Election Night Gathering 2010.
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August 27, 2012 Crist served as a Republican governor, but during a Senate run, he fell out of favor with conservatives.
Final preparations were under way Monday for the opening of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Democrats are holding their convention next week in Charlotte, N.C.
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August 27, 2012 It's been many years since political conventions offered any real drama or suspense. Still, they're a nonpareil opportunity for partisans to unite and try to win over voters who are largely uninterested in the parties.
July 31, 2012 Julian Castro, the high-achieving and young mayor of San Antonio, will become the first Hispanic American to give the keynote address at a Democratic convention.
February 4, 2011 Here's what we don't know: what's going to happen in Egypt. Here's what we do know: Charlotte will host the 2012 Democratic convention, Rahm Emanuel will be on the Chicago ballot, and Ronald Reagan would have turned 100 on Sunday. All in this week's podcast.
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February 1, 2011 This edition of the Political Junkie features the limits of U.S. foreign policy in Egypt, the announcement that Charlotte will be the Democrats' choice for their 2012 convention, and the latest ScuttleButton winner.
August 27, 2008 Our Political Junkie's in Denver, with all the highlights from Sen. Kennedy through Sen. Clinton, plus the latest attack ads and political news.
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