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President Petro’s vitriolic rants comparing Israel to the Nazis, embrace of Hamas’ terrorist ideology, and justification of violence targeting Israeli civilians, create tangible risks for Colombia’s Jewish community which is facing a surge in antisemitism. Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25) joined fellow Latino-Jewish Caucus co-chairs, Reps. Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-26), Tony Gonzales (TX-23), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Latino-Jewish Caucus members Henry […]

Wasserman Schultz on Breast Cancer New USPSTF Mammogram Recommendations: Starting Screenings at 40 Makes Sense, But Delayed Advice Leaves Gaps Washington, April 30, 2024 Today, I was glad to see the USPSTF is finally recommending that women start receiving mammograms at age 40, as this has been the general consensus in the medical community for […]

Washington, April 20, 2024 After a dangerous, needless delay, I’m proud that a large, bipartisan majority of House Members passed a strong supplemental security package for our allies in Ukraine, Israel, and the Indo-Pacific. It was long overdue, as the Senate passed a similar package months ago. Yet I welcome Speaker Johnson’s decision to end […]

Venezuelans deserve real democracy, and I’m proud that President Biden took strong action today to help deliver it. I commend President Biden’s decision to fully enforce the terms of the Barbados Agreement by snapping back sanctions on the Maduro dictatorship’s illicit oil profits. I know the people I represent appreciate the Administration’s commitment to amplify […]

Washington, April 2, 2024 oday’s stories were profound and moving, and we all had a chance to understand and learn firsthand how people in this state and across the nation are suffering under anti-abortion policies. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25), House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-08) co-led the first field hearing of the House Democratic […]

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25) wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to express her appreciation for the Administration’s efforts to support Cubans fighting for democracy as the regime continues its brutal crackdown on dissent, and for requesting help to free hundreds of political prisoners wrongfully detained by the Cuban regime since […]

Sunrise, Fla. – This weekend, President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion government spending package for fiscal year 2024 that U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25) helped steer through Congress, a measure which keeps our government open and working for all Americans, ensures major community investments, and fortifies America’s economic and national security, all while blocking extremist Republican cuts and […]

Washington, March 21, 2024 We are grateful that members of the Foreign Affairs Committee share our outrage regarding the Maduro regime’s renewed assault on democracy in Venezuela and stand in solidarity with the Venezuelan people, who continue to suffer under the boot of the dictatorship. Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), co-chair of the […]

Washington, March 20, 2024 Jewish communities have made astounding contributions to America’s noble experiment in building a more perfect union. Sharing those achievements with everyone is what the late Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter and I had in mind when we created Jewish American Hertiage Month (JAHM) nearly two decades ago. Educating all Americans, from all […]

Washington, March 12, 2024 From promoting a healthy body and mind, to increasing girls’ involvement in STEM and financial literacy, the Girl Scouts create future leaders our nation needs. I am so honored to represent the Girl Scouts as a Troop Capitol Hill Co-Chair and wholeheartedly support their efforts to lift our next generation of […]