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Washington DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after her legislation, the Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act, or EARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020, became law this week with the President’s signing of the larger government spending and COVID-19 relief package: “For young women and those of certain ethnic […]

Florida Congressional Democrats today called on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to release undisclosed weekly White House Coronavirus Task Force Reports and quit ignoring the urgent health recommendations they call for, and once again, they demanded that the governor stop manipulating COVID-19 health data – all of which compromises public safety and undermines the vital credibility […]

Gov. DeSantis’ mishandling of the coronavirus in Florida has made him a global laughingstock and has caused so much needless suffering and death in our state. Now, beyond just deadly incompetence, it appears that he has chosen to abuse Florida’s law enforcement and judicial systems to persecute Rebekah JonesGov. DeSantis’ mishandling of the coronavirus in […]

The Maduro regime continues to desperately cling to power by moving forward with illegitimate sham elections. The elections and their predetermined outcomes represent yet another horrifying assault on democracy.Washington DC – U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) issued the following joint statement condemning Sunday’s legislative elections in Venezuela:“The […]

For decades, the ‘War on Drugs’ and racism that has long stained our criminal justice system has resulted in people of color being arrested, prosecuted and incarcerated for marijuana offenses at rates far exceeding white people. The destructive and inequitable policies that led to these disparities must end. “While I have serious reservations regarding some of […]

Today we honor and thank all those who served our nation in defense of freedom, democracy and liberty. Their bravery and selflessness is a debt our nation will never be able to fully repay. Sunrise, Fla. –  U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) chairs the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee and she released […]

(Sunrise, FL.) – Following news that Vice President Joe Biden had secured 270+ votes in the Electoral College and thus the Presidency, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement: “While all votes must still be counted, a clear electoral college majority has been achieved by Joe Biden, who will be our next President […]

(Sunrise, FL.) – Following news that she had, for a ninth time, been elected to represent South Florida in Congress, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement: “I want to thank all the voters who put their trust in me to tackle the urgent and vital issues facing our country right now. It […]

By AUSTEN ERBLAT and SUSANNAH BRYAN SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL |OCT 25, 2020  As rain clouds loomed over South Florida, hundreds of voters and volunteers turned out to vote and show support for local and national candidates at “Souls to the Polls” events on Sunday. The events, held throughout the state and organized by the national faith-based organization Faith […]

SGov. Ron DeSantis provided a brief voter registration extension until 7 pm today, but this minimal reprieve should be extended another full day, so any Democrat, Republican or independent who was waylaid by the state’s overwhelmed system can participate in our democracy. Sunrise, Fla. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement […]