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Aug 05 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris (D) campaigned with Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL-13) in South Florida earlier this week in an attempt to bolster Demings’ chances of unseating Sen. Marco Rubio (R) in this November’s election.
Both Demings and Harris were one-time finalists for the vice president pick after then-candidate Joe Biden achieved the Democrat presidential nomination in 2020.The Florida Capital Star
Nov 03 2022
Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio should win a third term in the Senate, according to polling firm Victory Insights. But even a week out from the election, his lead over Democrat Val Demings falls within polling’s margin of error.
The pollster, which has an office in Naples, finds almost 50% of likely Florida voters plan to vote for Rubio in the General Election. Under 46% intend toFlorida Politics
Jul 08 2022
U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., said her opponent in Florida’s U.S. Senate race, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, has a staunch record of voting to restrict reproductive health care for women.
In a campaign ad, Demings’ campaign highlighted Rubio’s previous remarks concerning abortion and his support of legislation to limit the procedure.
"Rubio supports forced pregnancy, even forPolitiFact
Oct 21 2022
The two major party candidates in one of the most high-profile Senate races of the year litigated hot button issues for an hour in Lake Worth in their only scheduled debate.
After months of back and forth through ads and interviews, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, finally were able to make their arguments in person, and they made the most ofFlorida Politics
Sep 02 2022
Marco Rubio may be a bumbling excuse for a US senator, but when it comes to Florida politics, he’s no fool. A career politician and failed presidential contender, Rubio is campaigning this year for a third term as Florida’s senior senator. And he’s running scared.
Claiming that he’s up against “a Democratic Party that’s been captured by the far left and Marxist misfits,” Rubio made anThe Nation
Jul 22 2022
Can Demings' momentum turn the race around?
Sen. Marco Rubio leads Democratic challenger Val Demings 50% to 42%, according to a poll from Center Street. But pollsters say there is still room for the race to change before Election Day.
“Marco’s still the favorite, but what’s interesting is that he’s sort of stalled out,” said Center Street Co-Founder Jacob Perry. “He has aFlorida Politics
Apr 29 2022
Democratic Rep. Val Demings’ Senate campaign raised more than $10 million in the first quarter of 2022, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio grabbed $5.8 million. That put both of them over $30 million raised in the 2022 U.S. Senate money chase.
Both candidates also have been spending furiously on their campaigns. As a result, on April 1 both were sitting on about $13 million.
The $30Florida Politics
Mar 10 2022
UNF survey finds Rubio outpolling Demings by 12 points.
Republican incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio holds a 12-point advantage over Democratic front-running candidate Rep. Val Demings in a new poll released Thursday by the University of North Florida.
The live telephone survey, conducted Feb. 7-20 by UNF’s Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL), finds 46% of Florida’s registered votersFlorida Politics
Oct 07 2022
Florida Democratic Senate nominee Val Demings is using what she calls "one of the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history" to solicit campaign contributions in her race against Republican Marco Rubio.
Demings on Wednesday released a campaign video that highlights Hurricane Ian's "staggering scale of wreckage." "Death toll in Florida soars after Hurricane Ian demolished entire communitiesWashington Free Beacon
Nov 03 2022
"Black-ish" actress Jenifer Lewis called Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a liar and went off on a bizarre rant about Rosa Parks and Emmett Till at a rally for Democratic Senate nominee Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., on Tuesday.
"This speech is going to go around the world," a jubilant Lewis exclaimed at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens before denouncing Rubio as a "lie" and accusingFox News (Online News)