Florida Rep. Demings Officially Launches Bid to Unseat Sen. Rubio

Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) confirmed on June 9 she's running in a 2022 race for one of the two U.S. Senate seats representing the state of Florida. Demings, 64, the former police chief of Orlando, Florida, championed her law enforcement experience in her launch video. When she first went from Jacksonville, Florida, to Orlando, Demings said she was told, "we never lower crime." But under her watch, crime dropped. After serving 27 years in the police department, Demings ran for Congress in 2016 and won. While in office, she notably served as a House of Representatives impeachment manager during former President Donald Trump's 2020 impeachment trial. "Unlike some in Washington, I never tire of standing up for what I believe is right, because no one is above the law. But it turns out, there are some in Washington who prefer the same old tired ways of doing business. Too tired ...

Florida Rep. Demings Officially Launches Bid to Unseat Sen.
Rubio
Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) confirmed on June 9 she's running in a 2022 race for one of the two U.S. Senate seats representing the state of Florida. Demings, 64, the former police chief of Orlando, Florida, championed her law enforcement experience in her launch video. When she first went from Jacksonville, Florida, to Orlando, Demings said she was told, "we never lower crime." But under her watch, crime dropped. After serving 27 years in the police department, Demings ran for Congress in 2016 and won. While in office, she notably served as a House of Representatives impeachment manager during former President Donald Trump's 2020 impeachment trial. "Unlike some in Washington, I never tire of standing up for what I believe is right, because no one is above the law. But it turns out, there are some in Washington who prefer the same old tired ways of doing business. Too tired ...