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A pal of Charlie's "patriot" draws scrutiny

The latest twist in the story about the fundraising adventures of a close friend to Gov. Charlie Crist continues today with a story in the New York Times that suggests it was actually a Jordanian business partner of Harry Sargeant III who appears "to be at the center of a cluster of questionable donations" to John McCain's presidential campaign.

The Washington Post Wednesday identified Sargeant as a major campaign bundler. But the Times story today says Sargeant "did not actually solicit" some of the donations outlined in the story.

Read the Times piece here. And links to the stories yesterday are here.