His (Crist's) move to capture the political center is not the only high profile race in which this is happening. At the state level, both Massachusetts and Rhode Island are seeing strong gubernatorial bids by independent candidates. In both of these cases, the independent candidates are portraying themselves as the candidate who best represents the political middle.
As the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is implemented, the states are coming to grips with its realities and expressing their concerns. Last month I mentioned that 22 states had proposed constitutional amendments or other legislation that would prohibit an individual mandate to purchase insurance. Since that time, the number of […]