Who will replace Bill Young? Not Charlie Crist

Tampa Bay Times' political editor Adam Smith gives us the short list of candidates to replace retiring Congressman Bill Young. That list probably does not include former governor Charlie Crist.


Race in purple Florida congressional district a bellwether

(Steve Nesius / AP)

If Democrats hope for a political recovery, it starts with a House race in a Tampa-area swing district.

Silly spin on Florida’s special election

The race for the Sunshine State’s 13th Congressional District means less than pundits think.

Emily’s List backs Alex Sink in key special election

The group had previously promoted the candidacy of attorney Jessica Ehrlich but is switching sides.


C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.)

Republicans won the Florida special election. Here’s what it means.

Nervous Democrats. Energized Republicans.