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Sierra Club endorses Crist ... and Meek

The Sierra Club says its endorsing Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek in the Senate race.

"The Sierra Club rarely makes dual endorsements, but in this case it was particularly appropriate. Florida, the public at large, and Sierra Club members who want to see environmental leaders in Washington will all be well served by either Charlie Crist or Kendrick Meek as their representative in the U.S. Senate,” said Cathy Duvall, National Political Director of the Sierra Club.

The group says it assessed Marco Rubio's candidacy, "despite his failure to fill out a written questionnaire.  Through his interactions with the media, it is clear that Rubio questions the science of climate disruption, supports offshore oil drilling, and is linked to the extremist Tea Party movement.  Rubio has also said that he is against holding polluters like BP fully accountable for their disasters, and has voiced his desire to handcuff the Environmental Protection Agency against cleaning up our air and