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Jun 03 2022
Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), who is vying to challenge Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) this fall, is set to fundraise with San Francisco Mayor London Breed (D) — an early supporter of the Defund the Police movement.
Demings is heading to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) hometown of San Francisco on Thursday evening to fundraise with Mayor Breed. This is significant, as Demings, a formerBreitbart News
Feb 16 2022
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio leads Democratic Rep. Val Demings by a healthy 7 percentage points in a fresh poll of the Florida Senate race, with President Joe Biden’s approval ratings in the state cratering at 40%.
The nonpartisan Maxon Dixon survey, conducted Feb. 7-10 and released Wednesday, showed Rubio ahead of Demings 49% to 42% among registered voters. Nine percent were undecided.Washington Examiner
Jul 22 2022
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is up for reelection, continues to fight back against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) while his likely Democrat challenger Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) makes TikToks, the Rubio campaign asserted on Wednesday, drawing a stark contrast between the two politicians.
“Val Demings campaigns on China-linked TikTok,” the new ad begins, drawing a contrast betweenBreitbart News
Jul 08 2022
This year’s Fourth of July cookout prices are a bit too much to swallow, according to Marco Rubio’s camp.
With the realization that this Independence Day will be the most expensive yet, the re-election team for Florida’s senior Senator is pointing their finger at President Joe Biden and Rubio’s top Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Val Demings.
“Everything about the Fourth of JulyFlorida Politics
Apr 29 2022
Senate candidate Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) opened a recent virtual town hall with Cuban-Americans praising “the great” Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) and quoting him to “set the theme” for the event, an unfortunate choice given Clyburn’s advocacy for the Cuban Communist Party and praise for Fidel Castro, in particular.
Demings is likely to emerge from the Democrat primary in August as theBreitbart News
Oct 21 2022
"What in the Hell Did He Just Say?": Val Demings Calls Out Marco Rubio for Backing Away from Even the Most Modest Gun Reform
Senator Marco Rubio affirmed Tuesday evening that he’s not only an anti-abortion absolutist — he’s also a Second Amendment extremist. Facing questions about gun control during his debate with Democratic challenger Val Demings, the Florida Republican suggested background checks were useless, called the modest safety bill some in his own party supported “crazy,” and turned his back on a measureVanity Fair
Aug 19 2022
Rep. Val Demings (D) leads Sen. Marco Rubio (R) by 4 percentage points in Florida’s Senate race, according to a poll released Tuesday.
The poll, released by the University of North Florida’s Public Opinion Research Lab, shows Demings with the support of 48 percent of surveyed registered voters who said they would vote in the midterms.
Rubio, in comparison, received 44 percentThe Hill
Oct 21 2022
The one-hour debate Tuesday night between Florida’s Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and his Democrat challenger, Rep. Val Demings, the only debate to be held in this race, probably didn’t change many minds. In fact, save for political junkies, very few minds likely tuned in.
In Tampa, where I live, the debate was only available on the local NBC affiliate. In the 7 p.m. time slot, dinnerThe American Spectator
Aug 19 2022
A recent spate of polls suggests Republican Sen. Marco Rubio might suddenly have a tougher-than-expected reelection fight on his hands.
But some skepticism of the new numbers is warranted — even according to Democrats in the state.
In the last two weeks, three polls have shown putative Democratic Senate nominee Val Demings either tied or leading Rubio in Florida. The most recentMiami Herald
Jul 22 2022
In another sign that the battle between Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Val Demings may be the marquee Florida matchup of 2022, Rubio's campaign is launching its first ad aimed directly at his challenger.
Rubio’s campaign — which is getting some help from the National Republican Senatorial Committee — has put together an ad designed to counter Demings' multimillion-dollar ad sweep featuringPolitico