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Marco Rubio Gets a High-Profile Challenger

Val Demings enters Florida Senate race

(Newser) - No Republican senator from Florida has ever been elected to a third term—and Rep. Val Demings is going to try to stop Sen. Marco Rubio becoming the first in the 2022 election. The Democrat officially launched her campaign Wednesday, tweeting a video in which she criticized the "same...

Governor Bid or Senate Run? Val Demings Has Made Her Choice

Democratic congresswoman from Florida will take on Marco Rubio for a Senate seat

(Newser) - Joe Biden may not have picked Val Demings to be his running mate, but the Florida congresswoman still looks to have high political aspirations. Democratic sources tell Politico and Axios that the Florida congresswoman will take on GOP Sen. Marco Rubio for his seat in the US Senate, after months...

Biden Team Gets Contenders for Running Mate Down to 6

On the other hand, new candidates could be added

(Newser) - Joe Biden's search for a running mate is entering a second round of vetting for a dwindling list of potential vice presidential nominees for his campaign against President Trump, with several black women in strong contention. Democrats with knowledge of the process said Biden's search committee has narrowed...

2 Rising Stars Suddenly Seen as VP Contenders

Floyd protests raise prospects of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Rep. Val Demings

(Newser) - The George Floyd protests are quickly changing the calculus of Joe Biden's VP pick. Politico reports that two black women once seen as longshots are now serious contenders: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Florida Rep. Val Demings. Both have taken on large public roles during the protests. Demings,...

Pelosi Picks Her Impeachment Managers
Impeachment Is Now
in Hands of the Senate
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Impeachment Is Now in Hands of the Senate

House votes to send 2 articles

(Newser) - Onto the Senate. The House on Wednesday voted to send two articles of impeachment to the Senate, clearing the way for its delayed trial to begin. The move came after Nancy Pelosi chose seven Democratic members of the House to act as impeachment managers. The articles of impeachment against President...

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