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Charlie Crist addresses Dem convention Thursday



Charlie Crist, Florida's Republican-turned-independent former governor, will address the 2012 Democratic National Convention Thursday night before Barack Obama accepts the nomination inside the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

Said an Obama campaign official: “The Democratic convention will be about bringing people together to continue the progress we've made in rebuilding our economy from the middle out, not the top down.  Governor Crist can personally speak to this, and contrast the President's vision with Mitt Romney's, which caters to the most extreme elements of the Republican Party and undermines the middle class

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 10:52am]


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