Multiple people told me that LeMieux is “a great guy” who is smart and able. But they also agree that the “Charlie Crist stain,” as one put it, will be a problem for the former Senator in a race where conservatives will pick the next Senate nominee. For consultant Jon Lerner, that will be an interesting challenge.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.