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July 11, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE IN ISRAEL

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today on the escalation of violence in Israel: “I am deeply saddened and concerned by the increase in violence in Israel over the past few days. I condemn in the strongest terms rocket fire targeted at civilians coming from terrorist groups like Hamas […]

July 10, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN PALESTINIAN TEEN MURDER

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement today after six suspects were arrested over the weekend in connection with the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir: “The alleged revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in the aftermath of the murder of three Israeli teenagers is a heartbreaking tragedy. “I commend the Israeli […]

July 3, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON MURDER OF ISRAELI TEENS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after the discovery of the three missing Israeli teenagers: “I am heartbroken at the discovery of Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali’s bodies in the West Bank today. They were innocent, unarmed teenagers murdered in cold blood. “These boys had their whole lives ahead […]

June 19, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON KIDNAPPING OF ISRAELI TEENS

Weston, Fla. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today after three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped over the weekend: “As a mother of teenagers, my heart goes out to the families of the children who were kidnapped while coming home from school. I join all of Israel in praying for their […]

May 26, 2014

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement in Commemoration of Memorial Day

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in commemoration of Memorial Day: “This Memorial Day, we take the opportunity to honor the memory of those who have given their lives in service of this country. These brave men and women answered the call to service with honor and pride. They […]

May 20, 2014

Military Vets Wage New War Against Child Porn Thanks to Federal Program

CBS 4 (WFOR MIAMI) BY Eliott Rodriguez MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz got choked up as she joined officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Association to Protect Children. “It just gives me goose bumps,” Wasserman-Schultz said as she announced the hiring of 15 military veterans who will work […]

May 17, 2014

Statement on the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement today on the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: “Sixty years ago, United States Chief Justice Earl Warren handed down the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Brown v. Board […]

May 11, 2014

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Vigilance is best answer to safety in pools

SUN SENTINEL OPINION By Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Robert S. Adler Summer is right around the corner, but some of the tragic consequences that accompany outdoor fun have already arrived: child drownings deaths and near-drownings. Already this year, we’ve seen too many gut-wrenching headlines of young lives taken too soon. We, as advocates for the […]

April 29, 2014

Wasserman Schultz demands Republicans act on immigration reform, in-state tuition for undocumented students

South Florida Sun Sentinel By Anthony Man U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, pushed Monday for two key issues that could help decide how enthusiastic Hispanic voters are this year – and which party they end up favoring. At a news conference at Hispanic Unity of Florida in […]

April 8, 2014

Statement on National Equal Pay Day

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on National Equal Pay Day: “On National Equal Pay Day, we are reminded of how we impede our own success when we refuse to compensate women equally. Women still make just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Over a lifetime, […]

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