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Representative Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican from West Virginia, right, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat from New York, left, talk to Lance Auer, deputy assistant secretary for financial institutions with the U.S. Treasury, prior to a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing in Washington.

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Representative Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican from West Virginia, right, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat from New York, left, talk to Lance Auer, deputy assistant secretary for financial institutions with the U.S. Treasury, prior to a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing in Washington.

Capito in 2005: West Virginia Senator ‘Pretty Cool Job’

Representative Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican who announced today that she will run for the Senate in 2014, said seven years ago that being a senator “looks like a pretty cool job.” Capito, who won a seventh House...

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President Barack Obama speaks with then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida on Casino Beach in Pensacola, Fl. in this June 15, 2010 file photo.  Crist later switched parties and appeared on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention promoting Obama's re-election.

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President Barack Obama speaks with then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida on Casino Beach in Pensacola, Fl. in this June 15, 2010 file photo. Crist later switched parties and appeared on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention promoting Obama's re-election.

Former GOP Governor in Florida Slated For Democratic Convention

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, who was elected as a Republican before dropping his party affiliation in 2010, has received a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, a party official said. Crist, a St. Petersburg lawyer who lost his...

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