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By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Washington, DC)  —  The 2008 primary season in America has shattered previous voter turnout records. In our own state, even though the national parties established a punitive, disgraceful, disenfranchising policy for our delegates, Florida had a record turnout of more than 1.7 million Democrats. The fact is that in every […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Wasserman Schultz today backed landmark legislation that will make significant new investments in renewable energy sources, create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, help end our dependence on foreign oil and slash taxpayer funded subsidies to oil companies. The Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008 was approved by […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Weston) released the following statement in response to Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s announcement that he will not “seek the position of President of the Council of State and Commander in Chief.”: “The announcement by Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro that he will not seek the position of President of […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) made the following statement regarding an update to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA): “There should be no mistake, I opposed the existing Protect America Act with my voice and my vote against it last August. As it currently stands, however, I also oppose giving immunity to […]

By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Weston, FL)  —  The other day I was struck by just how much costs have gone up for South Florida families.  I’d just filled up my mini-van, which in Weston set me back $3.10 a gallon –almost $60 right in the tank, and then I headed over to the local […]

By Anthony ManSun-Sentinal.comBroward Politics Blog U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, will reprise her role as a leader of the House Democrats’ Red-to-Blue program, an effort to flip Republican-held seats to the Democrats. Wasserman Schultz co-chaired the program in 2006, when her party picked up enough seats to take control of the House away from […]

Journal of Technology & Law Policy By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz As proud as I am to represent South Florida in the House of Representatives, the job closest to my heart is being a mother to my nine-year-old twins and my five-year-old daughter. As one of only a handful of mothers with young children in […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) released the following statement on the developing situation in Israel: “Over the past few days, it has pained me to hear the unfair and unjust criticism of Israel as she strives to protect her citizens from Hamas’s attacks.  Israel, like all sovereign nations, has not only a […]

January 29, 2008 By Brandon English The Stakeholder Washington, D.C. — Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Chris Van Hollen today announced the leadership for the Red to Blue program and named an additional chair to the Frontline Program. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Artur Davis (D-AL), and Bruce Braley (D-IA) will chair the Red to […]