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Charlie Crist's first day: get sworn in, start raising money

Charlie Crist fundraising notice


Charlie Crist fundraising notice



Charlie Crist has never been shy about fundraising so it's no surprise to see him lining up an event hours after he is sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3.

Members of Congress face enormous pressure to fundraise, devoting as much as four hours a day making calls. Crist's predecessor, David Jolly, tried to do something about it but was ostracized.

[Last modified: Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:55pm]


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