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Crist to make 'major announcement' Monday

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Charlie Crist. Image taken from a video posted on Crist's website. Charlie Crist. Image taken from a video posted on Crist's website.
ST PETERSBURG, FL - Charlie Crist will make an announcement Monday morning at Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg.

Crist's camp sent out an email to media outlets Friday around 11 a.m. giving the details. The public announcement is slated for 10 a.m. The release says the public should arrive by 9:30.

Many are expecting Crist to announce he's running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. One week ago Crist posted a new video on his website.
 
"When you allowed me to be a governor, I worked to be the people's governor every day. You the people were in charge," Crist said. "I'm an optimist, but let's face it, the past few years have been tough: government on the fringes, donors and politics above you, the people."

The former Republican Governor hasn't confirmed that he's running for his old position. Republicans, backing current Governor Rick Scott, have already fired back. 

"We are ready," Susan Hepworth with the Republican Party of Florida said. "I mean, we are happy whenever Charlie Crist gets in the race, to point out his record of failure as Governor."
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