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So today – on a long Labor-won weekend – let’s honor all those who sacrificed their time, strength and lives on picket lines and in union halls. More important, let’s join our fellow workers in the fight for the safety and benefits all workers deserve. All Americans owe so much to the brave union sisters […]

A hundred years ago today, the U.S. Secretary of State certified that the required 36 states had ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution: ‘The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.’ A hundred years […]

(Sunrise, FL) – Florida’s Democratic Members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), united today to send a letter to President Trump pushing back against Trump’s ineffectual and possibly unconstitutional executive actions regarding the ongoing economic crisis fueled by COVID-19. The Members emphasized that Trump’s executive actions and recent statements attack and undermine core programs on […]

South Florida Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Sun Sentinel Editorial Board interview with U.S. House of Representatives, District 23 candidate Jen Perelman and incumbent U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.  Politics, it was famously said, is the art of the possible. As such, it is where idealism meets reality. That describes the contest for the Democratic nomination […]

Washington DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement of executive orders today:“From a luxury golf course fairway, Donald Trump clearly can’t see how badly families are suffering due to his derelict handling of this pandemic-driven economic crisis. Today’s paltry pronouncements are likely unconstitutional, fall […]

In these unprecedented times, we must vigilantly guard the vote and honor those women on whose shoulders we stand in this quest to build a more perfect union. Today begins National Women’s Suffrage Month to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th  Amendment and women’s right to vote in the United States. Without it, women had little or […]

Washington – I deeply mourn the loss of Congressman John Lewis as a friend, a colleague and as an example to us all as a leader and most of all, a human being who exemplified goodness and kindness. John Lewis fought and sacrificed so much for freedom, equality, and the promise that America holds. We […]

“Our brave servicemembers should not have to live and train on bases named for traitors to the cause of creating a more perfect union,” Wasserman Schultz said. The chairwoman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) will require a renaming process to begin at military bases named after Confederate […]