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Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

Capitol Hill

Florida Legislators Speak Out On Government Funding Deal

With just hours to spare, Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. The votes came in late, but just in time to avoid the crisis. Just after midnight President Barack Obama signed the bill into law.

CBS4–10/17/2013

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Wasserman Schultz Reiterates Support For Air Strikes On Syria

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made her intention to vote to authorize military action in Syria known for some time, but it may not be needed if a new plan is accepted by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

CBS Miami–09/09/2013

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will headline a New Hampshire Democratic Party fundraiser on Saturday. (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Shultz Hosts Feeding South Florida Event With Mobile Pantry

Congresswomen Debbie Wasserman-Shultz is feeding South Florida Tuesday in support of Hunger Action Month which lasts all through September.

09/03/2013

U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Hispanic and Latino families in South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Discusses Impact Of Sequester On Hispanic Families

U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza, Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Latino families in South Florida.

CBS4–08/21/2013

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Urges San Diego Mayor To Resign

South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is also the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, called on San Diego’s mayor to resign as claims of sexual harassment by the mayor increase.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

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Monroe Co. Impacted By Supreme Courts Ruling On Voting Rights

Monroe County, along with four others in the state, will no longer need federal approval before voting changes are put in place.

CBS4–06/25/2013

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Source: CBS4)

Facing S. Florida: Supreme Court Ruling On Gene Patent

During the annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner in Hollywood, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke to Jim DeFede about the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in which they declared human genes could not be patented and how that could save thousands of lives.

06/16/2013

Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4)

Facing S. Florida: Florida Dems Talk About Future

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner.

CBS4–06/16/2013

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. (Source: CBS4)

Dems Criticize Gov. Scott During Annual Dinner

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. During the fundraiser, Sen. Bill Nelson, congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state party Chairwoman Allison Tant criticized Gov. Rick Scott for his changing positions on Medicaid expansion, cutting education spending his first year in office and cutting early voting days two years ago before restoring them this year.

06/16/2013

White House

2 S. Florida Dems Weigh In On NSA Spying Program

Two South Florida Democratic politicians have weighed in on the debate over the Edward Snowden leaking details about the National Security Agency’s Prism program and while both view the leaker as a traitor, the reasoning behind one of them has quite a bit of cognitive dissonance.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

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