Crist: Lieberman Told Me To Go Independent — And ‘He Was Right’ | Talking Points Memo

Gov. Charlie Crist (I-FL), who left the Republican Party last week to run for Senate as an independent, told National Review that he got advice to do it from a very notable individual: Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), who was re-elected to the Senate as an independent in 2006 after he lost his Democratic primary.

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