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U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has officially entered the race for Governor, but one of his Delegation colleagues edged closer to making an announcement of her own.

Tuesday morning, hours ahead of Crist’s announcement event, U.S. Rep. Val Demings posted a sizzle reel on Twitter.

The 90-second video highlights her origin story as the daughter of a maid and a janitor and her long career in public service, from law enforcement officer to Orlando’s first woman Police Chief to U.S. Representative for Florida’s 10th Congressional District.

The spot features footage of Demings speaking interspersed with reporters chronicling her quick rise to prominence in Congress.

Notably, the Orlando Democrat served as one of the House impeachment managers during Donald Trump’s first Senate trial. Her performance garnered national attention and she was considered a top-tier contender to be President Joe Biden’s running mate last year.

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