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  By Richard E. CohenNational Journal Congress Daily Members of Congress don’t always make the best neighbors. Just ask Rep. Dennis Cardoza, D-Calif., who lives in the basement apartment of a Capitol Hill row house owned by Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., his upstairs landlady. In the row house next door are three colleagues — Reps. […]

Pool & Spa News By Rebecca Robledo Pool & Spa News The first federal pool safety bill in U.S. history has been reintroduced in Congress.       The Pool and Spa Safety Act (HR 1721) is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.). The legislation proposes that the Consumer Product Safety Commission distribute federal grants […]

┬áBy Valerie Young Washington, DC — Debbie Wasserman-Schultz carries crayons in her purse. She also coordinates the pick-ups and drop-offs of her children’s after-school activities. Nothing remarkable in this; certainly, millions of mothers do this every day. But this mother of three, a Florida Democrat, happens to be a member of the U.S. House of […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) made the following statement today on the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto; “I am deeply saddened to learn of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Her election as the first woman leader of an Islamic state will always […]

By Lois Romano WASHINGTON – In this new, kid-centric House of Pelosi, Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is not a bit self-conscious about trying to raise her young family from afar while serving in Congress.      It didn’t faze the Florida Democrat, for instance, to be pulled out of a meeting with Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) in […]

The Jewish Daily Forward By Jennifer SiegelThe Jewish Daily Forward The Democrats already putting the GOP on notice that they’re not taking anything for granted in 2008: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida will head the campaign to protect the party’s vulnerable members in the next elections, according to this press release sent out yesterday […]

  By Anthony ManSun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale – The new face of South Florida political power was on display Monday at a ceremonial swearing-in for several of Broward County’s members of Congress. And the power in 2007 looked a lot different than just five years ago.      The representatives Broward voters have sent to Washington, D.C., are […]

  By Jonathan E. KaplanThe Hill Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) will lead the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committees Frontline program, which is designed to help the most vulnerable Democrats win reelection.      DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) announced the decision yesterday in a memorandum that also said Democrats would organize early to raise money and […]