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(Washington D.C.) – Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Alcee Hastings (FL-20) today pledged to continue fighting a controversial oil well in the Everglades after a recent appeals court ruled that the controversial project widely opposed by environmentalists and local governments should move forward. The Florida First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee recently issued […]

House Admin Chairperson Lofgren said Decision to Take Effect “Immediately” and Also Directed House Office Supply Store to Stock the Products WASHINGTON – Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), and Grace Meng (NY-6) applauded House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren’s response to their request to clarify official policy regarding the use of […]

As a member of Congress and the first Jewish Congresswoman from Florida, as I have in the past, I feel compelled to speak out against hurtful, anti-Semitic statements on both the right and the left. Therefore, I must do so today. Representative Ilhan Omar’s recent tweets implying that American support for Israel is driven by […]

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and a bi-partisan coalition of South Florida lawmakers have filed legislation that would require the United States Department of State to step up monitoring and provide Congress with threat assessments and strategies to curb Russian military influence in Venezuela. “The growing military relationship between Nicolas Maduro […]

Each Black History Month we honor the remarkable, too-often unacknowledged achievements and contributions that African-Americans have made to elevate our nation’s political, economic, and social character. This year’s national theme – Black Migrations – emphasizes the self-determination of people of African descent. In the early decades of the twentieth century, African American migration from the […]

“The six million Jews murdered by the Nazis must never be forgotten, and on International Holocaust Remembrance Day we honor the memory of all those who suffered in the worst genocide in human history. The pain inflicted in that dark historic moment fell upon many other stigmatized groups, and it will span generations. But we […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is becoming a member of a key House committee that Democrats will use to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump and his administration. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has a broad mandate to conduct investigations. Trump is the committee’s highest-profile business. On Feb. 7, Trump’s former personal lawyer, […]

(Washington D.C) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) was selected to chair the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs panel today, making history as the first woman to hold that pivotal House post. The MilCon/Va Appropriations Subcommittee is the only one in the Congress that makes policy and provides funding for the entire life cycle […]

(Washington D.C.) – As Nicolas Maduro begins a second tarnished term in office this week, U. S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) announced that she will be introducing legislation that requires intelligence agencies to work with the U.S. State Department to develop threat assessments and strategic plans to monitor and combat the Kremlin’s influence in […]

BY BY DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, DONNA SHALALA AND DEBBIE MUCARSEL POWELL Before the year 1972, women could be denied admission to a university simply for being a woman. In those days, colleges could force victims of sexual assault to continue sharing a classroom with their abuser without penalty. That’s why, almost 50 years ago, Congress […]