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Ron DeSantis, Charlie Crist debate: Florida governor won’t commit to full second term
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Ron DeSantis, Charlie Crist debate: Florida governor won’t commit to full second term

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Democratic challenger former Rep. Charlie Crist squared off Monday in their first and only debate, trading sharp elbows on the sitting governor's likely presidential ambition and immigration. Early voting has already begun in the state. At different moments in the debate, Crist asked DeSantis if he would carry out a full second term in office, suggesting his opponent would forgo the remainder of a second term in order to run for president in 2024.  "Why don't you look in the eyes of the people of the state of Florida and say to them if you're re-elected, you will serve a full four-year term as governor," Crist asked DeSantis. "Will you serve a full four-year term if you're reelected governor of Florida? It's not ...