JUICE — Florida Politics’ Juicy Read — 6.9.2021 — Rubio vs. Demings—Democrats Go On Offense in 2022 —More…

JUICE — Florida Politics’ Juicy Read — 6.9.2021 — Rubio vs. Demings—Democrats Go On Offense in 2022 —More…

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
June 9, 2021

The Rumble in the Florida Jungle

It’s official.

Rep. Val Demings (D) has finally announced her run for the U.S. Senate, setting the table or an ideological slugfest between her and Senator Marco Rubio.

Call it East vs. West, Left vs. Right, or whatever you want, but this race will push the ideological envelope to its limit. This race set the tone for the entire ballot.

Socialism and Democratic Socialism will be on the ticket again in 2022.

We saw how that played with Floridians in 2022. READ MORE


Democrats Go On Offense

After being hammered by Republicans during the 2020 presidential election, Democrats are still licking their wounds and are trying to come out in front of the continued GOP effort to paint them as Socialists.

Former Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who lost in 2020, is leading the charge with a new PAC she and other former Democrat members have launched.

It’s going to be hard to win this battle when members of your own party call themselves Socialists. READ MORE



Val Demings @valdemings-I’m running for U.S. Senate because I will never tire of standing up for what is right. Never tire of serving Florida. Never tire of doing good.

Marco Rubio @marcorubio-No matter who wins the democratic Senate primary in #Florida my opponent will be a far left extremist


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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist. Diverse New Media, Corp. publishes Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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