Rep. Val Demings (D-Florida) is planning to run for the Senate against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida).

The congresswoman is expected to make an official announcement in a few weeks.

Rubio is a nationally well-known and well-funded official who was once a strong candidate in the 2016 GOP presidential primaries.

The senator is now facing high-profile Democrats for his re-election.

Demings had first entered news headlines during then-president Donald Trump‘s impeachment trial in 2020. She was also short-listed for Biden’s Vice President last summer.

The congresswoman was also a key voice during the George Floyd protests last year.

Other than Demings, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Florida) is also reportedly considering a Senate run.

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