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Times' editorial board: Crist should tap Young for Senate



Just posted to the St. Petersburg Times' opinion Web page: A promising name emerged Tuesday in Gov. Charlie Crist's search to fill Mel Martinez's U.S. Senate seat: U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young. Republican officials confirmed that the Indian Shores Republican is on Crist's short list of potential replacements. Young – if willing – outshines every other candidate so far acknowledged by the governor's office. Even though his appointment to the Senate would force a special election for his south Pinellas congressional seat, he represents the best choice for Crist and the citizens of Florida. Read full editorial here.


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:57pm]


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