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Florida Democrats paint DeSantis as 'dictator' and 'a disaster' in primary debate

Posted on AllSides July 22nd, 2022
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Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried blasted Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis's White House ambitions as they squared off Thursday in the first and only Florida gubernatorial primary debate.

The candidates are vying to become the first Democrat to occupy the Florida Governor's Mansion in more than 20 years, but both trail DeSantis by a significant margin in recent polling — Crist by 8 points and Fried by nearly 13 points, according to RealClearPolitics. The two Democrats clashed at times, but both hit DeSantis harder than each other during the debate held in...

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