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Romney announces $1-mil for Crist



'08 presidential contender and Republican Governors Association Chairman Mitt Romney came to Tallahassee today to offer more than mere praise for Charlie Crist.  He also announced a $1 million RGA donation to the Republican Party of Florida.

“Charlie Crist is running to be the people’s governor.  He is sure to follow in Jeb Bush’s footsteps, and will continue to provide the valued leadership Floridians have come to expect,” said the Massachussets governor. “His passion, conservative values, and lifetime of experience will serve him well once elected governor.”

So far among the GOP '08ers, we've seen McCain and Romney and surely we'll see plenty more before November. In fact, a few weeks ago we'd heard talk of George Allen (for whom Crist's finance director Meredith O'Rourke used to work) coming down soon for Crist, and Allen did make a recent quiet fundraising stop in Tampa. Has that whole Macaca thing held up the Crist-Allen embrace?

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:46pm]


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