Charlie Crist is a Democratic former governor of Florida who works for Morgan & Morgan, a personal injury law firm. Crist was elected governor in 2006 as a Republican. He did not seek re-election, instead losing a U.S. Senate race to Republican Marco Rubio, during which time Crist left the GOP. In December 2012, he registered as a Democrat. He previously served as Florida education commissioner, attorney general and state senator.
Crist was born in Altoona, Pa., on July 24, 1956. He graduated from St. Petersburg High School and attended Wake Forest, Florida State and Samford universities. Crist and his wife, Carole, live in St. Petersburg.
More than 600 people gathered in Mahaffey Theater to celebrate progress and prepare for more hard work at Equality Florida's St. Pete Gala.
Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly is launching a non-profit organization to promote policies and issues important in Pinellas County and keep his profile elevated should he decide to run against Democrat Charlie Crist again in 2018.
ST. PETERSBURG — Tracy Crabtree of Clearwater writes to legislators.
Former Florida First Lady Carole Crist sent us a statement this morning about U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, filing for divorce Friday. She and the former governor were married for more than eight years.
After more than eight years of marriage, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has filed for divorce.
A St. Petersburg eighth grader trying to help Syrian refugees will be the guest of U.S. Rep.Charlie Crist at Tuesday's address to Congress by President Donald Trump, who is barring Syrian refugees from America.
The tan joke is too easy, so we'll skip it and simply note than U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, is heading to Beverly Hills for a Feb. 22 fundraising reception hosted by a bunch of U.S. House members from California and celebs including part-time Palm Beacher George Hamilton, ubiguitous trial lawyer …
ST. PETERSBURG — Democrats gathered Sunday afternoon in Williams Park to implore voters to get to the polls early and vote their party in down-ballot races.
GULFPORT -- Several candidates appearing on the Gulfport general ballot took to the podium for a few minutes Thursday night to talk about their past experiences and future aspirations.
The League of Conservation Voters has added Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly of Pinellas County Jolly to their “Dirty Dozen” list, announcing a $200,000 mail campaign against him. . The LCV and LCV Victory Fund said they are spending at least $1 million or more to defeat House candidates in the 2016 …