Links from the Times: Crist bucks GOP leadership, Whooping cranes begin journey to Wisconsin
Crist bucks GOP leadership, vetoes bill to lift lid on fundraising
Gov. Charlie Crist angered Republican legislative leaders Tuesday by vetoing a bill that would have resurrected their access to potent partisan fundraising machines known as leadership funds.
Download a PDF of Crist's veto letter.
The birds have begun their return trip to Wisconsin.
See video from the cranes' arrival in January.