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Val Demings

U.S. Representative from Florida

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Val Demings: U.S. Representative from Florida
Valdez Venita Demings is an American politician and former police officer serving as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district since 2017. From 2007 to 2011, she was Chief of the Orlando Police Department, the first woman to lead the department, capping a 27-year career with the department.


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8/30: Wolf, Demings, Cameron

This week on "Face the Nation," with President Trump painting a bleak portrait of America under a Biden administration, Americans are reeling from more racial injustice protests, devastating natural..
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Transcript: Val Demings on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of an interview with Florida Congresswoman Val Demings, that aired Sunday, August 30, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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Demings says Trump "not capable" of calming protests

Florida Congresswoman Val Demings says that "now more than ever is a time when we need to hear from the president of the United States."
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This week on "Face the Nation," August 28, 2020

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf, Florida Rep. Val Demings, Blake Family attorney Ben Crump and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb appear on Sunday's "Face the Nation"
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We know how to help family caregivers keep their careers, incomes and dreams: Val Demings

The rest of the world is way ahead of us when it comes to affordable day care, paid family leave, universal preschool and support for caregivers.
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A look at Biden's potential running mates: Elizabeth Warren, Susan Rice and Val Demings

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is expected to announce his pick for vice president next week. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins CBSN to discuss three of the leading..
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'Blatant disrespect of Black women': Women leaders criticize treatment of Black women being considered as Biden VP pick

Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Karen Bass, Susan Rice, Rep. Val Demings and Stacey Abrams have all been floated as possible running mates for Biden.
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Val Demings Is on Biden’s V.P. List. Will Her Police Career Hurt or Help?

The former police chief in Orlando, Fla., Ms. Demings has emerged as a finalist to be Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s running mate. A review of her record shows a complicated history with episodes involving..
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Who should Joe Biden pick as his vice president? Duckworth? Demings? Harris? Rice?

USA TODAY asked its opinion contributors to name Joe Biden's best pick for vice president.
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Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look as political currents influence the..
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Biden's vice presidential choice just got simpler. He needs Kamala Harris or Val Demings.

The greatest leaps forward sometimes come from unlikely people. A Democratic ticket like this could right racial wrongs that have festered for decades.
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Who is Val Demings? Impeachment Manager Offers Law Enforcement Experience

Ms. Demings, a relatively junior member of Congress from Florida who had been a police chief, has become a respected questioner on both the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.
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Democrats rip McConnell after he vowed 'total coordination' with Trump White House on impeachment trial

Over Sen. Mitch McConnell's "total coordination" with the Trump White House, Rep. Val Demings, said the Kentucky Republican "must recuse himself."
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My bipartisan bill would prevent shootings. Congress should surprise America and pass it.

My lead Democratic co-sponsor is Rep. Val Demings, a former Orlando police chief. We're in lockstep on the TAPS Act because it will save lives.
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