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Davis scores, but was it enough



DAVIE - It was the "happy warrior" Charlie Crist vs. the stern fighter Jim Davis, and their first televised debate did little to shift the race dramatically.

That could be bad news for Davis, the underdog Democrat who still came off as sharp, substantive and better-equipped with specifics than Republican Attorney General Crist. Even with one poll showing Davis effectively tied with Crist - others show Crist comfortably ahead - the Tampa congressman needed to land some big blows to help combat Crist's huge fundraising lead and presence on TV. More here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:33am]


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