Martinez Resigns; Crist Won't Appoint Himself
Don't expect Gov. Charlie Crist to appoint himself to the Senate now, given that Sen. Mel Martinez has officially announced his resignation. Under Florida law, Gov. Crist can appoint himself, but Crist has repeatedly said that he would not do so if Martinez vacated early. Crist now needs to find a seatfiller... someone who can tend to the business of the state without a reserve of ambition. Possible candidates, CBS News's Steve Chaggaris reports, include Gov. Bob Martinez, R-FL; former Crist chief of staff George Lemieux; former Florida AG and Secretary of State Jim Smith.