MIAMI (CBSMiami) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has lost her bid to head one of the most important committees in Congress.
Wasserman Schultz was looking to lead the House Appropriations Committee but the position went to Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.READ MORE: Police Confirm 'Remains Of Female Found' In Search For Missing Andreae Lloyd
The House Democratic Caucus voted 148-79 in favor of DeLauro, who was viewed as the favorite. She will oversee more than one trillion dollars in spending.READ MORE: Miami Beach City Commissioners Considering New Measures To Address Crime In Entertainment District
Wasserman Schultz issued a statement congratulating DeLauro and vowed to work closely with her on issues such as climate change and confronting systemic racism.MORE NEWS: Routine Child Vaccinations Drop By About 50% in Broward
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