The latest on Val Demings. A Democrat, Demings was first elected to represent Florida's 10th congressional district in 2017. In 2020, she was rumored to be a frontrunner for Joe Biden's vice-presidential pick. Before Congress, Demings served as Orlando's chief of police.
Most expensive midterm loser spent $68 million trying to oust a Republican
Representative Val Demings failed to beat Republican Senator Marco Rubio in the midterm elections last week.
Ron DeSantis wins the Florida Latino vote, setting stage for 2024 clash
In crushing Florida Democrats, state Republicans believe DeSantis is on a collision course with Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2024.
Donald Trump "hates" DeSantis, may not vote in FL governor race: Mary Trump
The ex-president recently announced that he will hold a rally in Florida on Sunday to back GOP Senator Marco Rubio, but without Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
DeSantis cares about the White House, not a "damn about your house": Crist
Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist rallied in Miami Gardens on Tuesday alongside President Joe Biden and other fellow Florida Democrats.
The Florida Race That Could Show Democrats The Way Forward With Latinos
We're one of the few bright spots," Congressional candidate Annette Taddeo told Newsweek, "creating the model for the future for Florida Democrats."
Marco Rubio claims supporter "brutally" attacked while canvassing for him
The victim allegedly suffered a broken jaw, internal bleeding and needs facial reconstructive surgery.
Democrats hope for boost from fiery abortion debates, polls disagree
Polls suggest that Americans are more focused on the economy, but Democrats are hoping their abortion stances will resonate with key voters in swing states.
Who won Marco Rubio vs Val Demings debate in Florida? Commentators weigh in
Newsweek has reaction to last night's Florida Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Val Demings.
Marco Rubio tells Val Demings in debate "gun control laws don't work"
Demings, a former police chief, said Rubio failed to keep his word with Florida and had done nothing to address gun violence.
Rubio calls out Stacey Abrams, but not Trump, for denying election results
Rubio said he will accept the outcome of his race, praising Florida's voting laws.
What Val Demings can pivot to against Marco Rubio as abortion focus fades
While most polls show Rubio with a roughly 5-point lead in the Senate race in Florida, a progressive-leaning pollster showed the pair in a virtual tie.
Val Demings' chances of beating Marco Rubio in Florida, according to polls
The Democratic nominee has been gaining ground on her rival, according to the latest poll. But can she unseat Rubio?
Val Demings Skips Biden Rally to Focus on Defeating Florida Republicans
With strong fundraising totals and good polling numbers, Florida's Democratic Senate candidate is passing up an appearance with Biden at a rally next week.
Full List of GOP Senators Opposing Lindsey Graham's 15-Week Abortion Ban
Multiple Republican senators want individual states to rule on abortion following the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
Val Demings Slams Marco Rubio's Stance on Denying Abortion in All Cases
"Marco Rubio is obsessed with taking away our freedoms," Demings said of the incumbent Republican senator, who she hopes to unseat in November.
Democrats Fret Over Low Black and Latino Voter Turnout in Florida Primaries
"White people over 50 drove Democratic turnout in this election," a grassroots Democratic organization said, "and communities of color are depressed."
Val Demings Chances of Beating Marco Rubio, According to Polls
The Republican Florida senator, who once held a 20-point lead against his Democratic challenger, appears to be in for a closer-than-expected contest, per recent polling.
The GOP-Held Senate Seats Democrats Are Most Likely to Flip in Midterm
Recent polling and forecasts show Democrats are favored to maintain control of the Senate, and possibly expand their majority, in the November 8 election.
Marco Rubio Chances of Losing to Val Demings With 3 Months to Midterm: Poll
A new poll from progressive groups Florida Watch and Progress Florida showed that Rubio and Demings were tied at 45 percent in their key U.S. Senate race.
Can Val Demings Defeat Marco Rubio and Overcome Democrats' Florida Malaise?
Former police chief Val Demings, in her quest for the Senate seat held by Marco Rubio, will have to improve on past Democratic failures in the state with Latinos.
Sen. Rick Scott, Other Elected Leaders Denounce Antisemitic Rallies in FL
This weekend's protests followed other acts of antisemitic harassment reported recently across the country.
Val Demings Campaign to Challenge Marco Rubio Has Raised Over $4 Million
The Democratic congresswoman said in a statement that she's been "humbled and honored by the outpouring of support from across Florida and around the nation."
Marco Rubio Calls Val Demings an 'Extremist' After She Announces Senate Run
The Florida senator opened his video by saying, "I've always known that my opponent for the Senate was going to be a far-left, liberal Democrat."
To Beat Rubio, Val Demings must 'Double Down on Latinos, Rebut Socialism
A Demings advisor said that from the outset her operation understands the critical importance of speaking to Latino voters or risk the failures that have doomed the party in Florida.
Democrat Val Demings Defends Cop Who Shot Ma'Khia Bryant
"It appears that the officer responded as he was trained to do," said the Florida congresswoman and former Orlando police chief.
Video of Val Demings, Jim Jordan Clash Watched 2 Million Times
Democrat Val Demings was speaking about law enforcement during a House Judiciary hearing when Republican Jim Jordan tried to interrupt her.
FL Rep: Trump Would Sell Intelligence Briefings Info to 'Highest Bidder'
Demings' remarks come after President Joe Biden said that there is "no need" for Trump to continue receiving intelligence briefings following his departure from office.
Florida Congresswoman Suggests Impeachment, Court Packing in SCOTUS Clash
Rep. Val Demings spoke about the possibility of impeachment and court packing as ways to prevent Trump from appointing a new Supreme Court justice.
Bass, Potential Biden VP Pick, Says She 'Didn't Set Out' to Be President
"My focus has been on trying to do everything I could to make our nation a more perfect union," the congresswoman from California said.
Here's What Polls Say About Whom Biden Should Choose as His Running Mate
A photographer captured an image of Biden's notes, which included talking points about Senator Kamala Harris.