During the last 5 years, states like Georgia and Arizona have turn into bluer and helped Democrats achieve management of the senate. On the identical time, states like Florida and Ohio have turn into redder.
Florida, as soon as the largest swing state within the nation, now has a GOP governor and two Republican senators. That doesn’t imply, nevertheless, that Democrats can’t win there.
Val Demings, a Congresswoman from the tenth district, could be very standard on each a state and nationwide stage. She was on Joe Biden’s quick listing of Vice Presidential candidates. And the previous police officer may have her eyes on an even bigger Florida seat.
The congresswoman instructed Politico, “I’ve acquired so many calls and texts and emails, and have been stopped once I’m out and about by people who find themselves asking me that exact same query. Matter of truth, they suppose I ought to run for statewide workplace and possibly problem the governor, or problem Sen. Rubio subsequent yr. I’m significantly contemplating a statewide run. And we’ll see what occurs.”
Demings had a spotlight reel second this week throughout an trade with Jim Jordan. She responded to Jordan’s police officer feedback by saying, “I served as a legislation enforcement officer for 27 years. It’s a robust job, and good cops deserve your help. It’s fascinating to see my colleagues on the opposite facet of the aisle help the police when it’s politically handy to take action.”
When Jordan tried to interrupt, she ruthlessly replied, “did I strike a nerve?”
Watch a video of the trade under:
Let’s simply say issues acquired fairly heated between Val Demings and Jim Jordan in at the moment’s Home Judiciary assembly pic.twitter.com/SaE5gQBB7b
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) April 20, 2021
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