Florida Gov. Charlie Crist -- an former Republican -- has hired
another Democrat to work on his independent Senate campaign.
Isay formerly worked for one of the top Democrats
in the Senate, Charles Schumer (N.Y.)
The Florida governor is
running against former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) and
Rep. Kendrick Meek (D) in November.
Eric Johnson, a former staffer for ex-Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), to
serve as his political director late last month. Crist has been trying
to build up his staff since he left the Republican Party and launched an
independent bid in late April.
Isay has also worked for politicians who have switched parties; namely New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), who still caucuses with the Democrats.
Cross-posted from the Briefing Room