Afternoon Fix: Charlie Crist says he has no regrets about independent campaign; Mitt Romney makes Iowa endorsements
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WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED
* Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (I) told the Palm Beach Post editorial board that he "absolutely" would have run as an independent even if polls hadn't showed him losing to former state House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) in the Republican primary.
* Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) announced a slate of 38 endorsements in Iowa and will make a total contribution of $41,500 to the candidates' campaigns.
* Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams (D) released a new TV ad in the Alaska Senate race in which he gives a nod to the late Sen. Ted Stevens (R).
* Retiring Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) made a $500,000 donation to the Indiana Democratic Party, which comes on the heels of a $1 million donation Bayh made in March.
* The National Republican Congressional Committee released a TV ad calling Florida Rep. Alan Grayson (D) a "national embarrassment."
WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS
* A coalition of labor and civil rights groups hold their One Nation Working Together rally on the National Mall tomorrow.
* Romney campaigns with Rubio and Florida gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott today. Meanwhile, Vice President Biden stumps in Laguna Beach for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.).
* California Attorney General Jerry Brown (D) and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman (R) meet in their second gubernatorial debate tomorrow. On Sunday, Kentucky Senate candidates Rand Paul (R) and Jack Conway (D) debate on "Fox News Sunday."
* New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) will campaign with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) on Monday in West Des Moines.
* Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) will campaign for former World Wresting Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon's (R) Connecticut Senate bid in Milford on Oct. 9.
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| October 1, 2010; 4:46 PM ET
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