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Virginia's education wars emerge in Florida governor's race

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida is learning the political lessons of Virginia.
Democrat Rep. Charlie Crist, fearing the new culture wars over education could strain his bid for Florida governor, is appealing directly to parents over an issue that has rattled Democrats across the county. “Parents for Crist,” a group he unveiled last week, will shape his campaign in coming months.
The group will be an “organizing force for our campaign in our mission to protect education,” said Crist, a former Republican governor in Florida, as he announced the approach.
Crist's move is a clear attempt to boost...
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