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Rubio, Demings spar in Florida Senate debate over topics of inflation, immigration

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was put on the defensive over his stance on guns and abortion rights in a fiery debate with challenger Rep. Val Demings. The front-running former GOP presidential candidate struggled to explain his flip-flop on raising to 21 the minimum age to buy deadly assault weapons and his opposition to abortion without any exceptions like for rape or incest.
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Rubio, Demings spar in Florida Senate debate over topics of inflation, immigration

Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democrat Congresswoman Val Demings exchanged jabs during the Florida Senate debate as election day gets closer.

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Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive over guns and abortion rights in Florida debate

The front-running former GOP presidential candidate struggled to explain his flip-flop on raising to 21 the minimum age to buy deadly assault weapons

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Florida Senate race: Marco Rubio and Val Demings clash over abortion, gun control

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., participates in a debate with challenger U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., at Duncan Theater on the campus of Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach County, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Associated PressFlorida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and his opponent U.S. Rep. Val Demings, a Democrat, went head to head on Tuesday night at Palm Beach State College.They discussed issues including abortion, gun control, border se…

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Val Demings, Marco Rubio spar over abortion, voting rights in lone Senate race debate

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and his Democratic challenger, Congresswoman Val Demings, quickly got combative Tuesday as they sought to sway remaining undecided voters in their only head-to-head meeting ahead of the Nov. 8 election for a seat the GOP must retain if it wants to take control of the U.S. Senate. In what appears to be the most-competitive of Florida’s statewide races, Rubio and Demings offered contrasting views on the economy, ab…

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Rubio, Demings tussle in Senate campaign’s only debate but no knockouts

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Val Demings tangled late Tuesday night in a feisty, one-and-only debate on hurricane relief for Florida, future limits on abortion, gun rights and illegal immigration. There were no knockout punches thrown.Rubio, facing his closest re-elect

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Demings and Rubio spar over abortion, immigration and gun rights in Florida Senate debate

"I’m really disappointed in you, Marco Rubio, because I think there was a time when you did not lie in order to win. I don’t know what happened to you."

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