During the last 5 years, states like Georgia and Arizona have change into bluer and helped Democrats acquire management of the senate. On the similar time, states like Florida and Ohio have change into redder.
Florida, as soon as the most important swing state within the nation, now has a GOP governor and two Republican senators. That doesn’t imply, nonetheless, that Democrats can’t win there.
Val Demings, a Congresswoman from the tenth district, could be very in style on each a state and nationwide stage. She was on Joe Biden’s quick record of Vice Presidential candidates. And the previous police officer might 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 after I’m out and about by people who find themselves asking me that exact same query. Matter of truth, they assume I ought to run for statewide workplace and possibly problem the governor, or problem Sen. Rubio subsequent yr. I’m critically 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 regulation enforcement officer for 27 years. It’s a powerful job, and good cops deserve your assist. It’s attention-grabbing to see my colleagues on the opposite facet of the aisle assist 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 beneath:
Let’s simply say issues received fairly heated between Val Demings and Jim Jordan in in the present day’s Home Judiciary assembly pic.twitter.com/SaE5gQBB7b
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) April 20, 2021
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