Obama Hug Lingers As Crist Seeks Fla. Senate Seat

Gov. Charlie Crist's decision to embrace President Barack Obama is helping Marco Rubio build a more credible campaign in the Republican Senate primary.

Crist was never supposed to have a serious primary challenger, but Rubio is building momentum and closing a gap in polls.

Rubio repeatedly reminds Republican groups that Crist literally embraced Obama at a rally last February and supported the $787 billion federal...