Deerfield-News. com-Deerfield Beach, Fl-Congresswoman Val Demings has thrown her hat in the ring. Demings announced today she will challenge incumbent Senator Marco Rubio. Demings before being elected to the House of Representatives served as police Chief of Orlando. Demings released a 3-minute video today announcing her candidacy for the senate.
“When you grow up in the South poor, Black and female, you have to have faith in progress and opportunity. My father was a janitor and my mother was a maid. She said, ‘Never tire of doing good, never tire,’” “I’ve never tired of standing up for what I believe is right,” she continued. “Now I’m running for the United States Senate because of two simple words: never tire.”