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Bob Graham courted to run against Gov. Rick Scott but ...



bob_graham_hands_folded.jpgBob Graham said he's been encouraged by some fellow Democrats to run against Gov. Rick Scott. But he will not.

"I appreciate the thought but that’s for somebody else to do," the former governor and U.S. senator told the Buzz.

Graham, 74, has been vocal in criticizing Scott, which probably stoked talk of him giving it another run. We asked Graham about another possible challenger, and former occupant of the Governor's Mansion, Charlie Crist, who is rumored to be considering and has met with Democratic strategists.

"I think that's his decision to make," Graham demurred.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 2:55pm]


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