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DNC chair: ‘LGBT equality is not an aspiration, it’s a destination’

DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) came out strongly in support of equality for same sex binational couples last night at Immigration Equality’s annual reception in Washington, DC, calling the struggle for full equality for LGBT people “the defining civil rights struggle of our generation.” Wasserman Schultz was joined…

DNC Chair: All GOP candidates are ‘the same’

Whether it’s Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, or even Hermain Cain, it doesn’t matter who wins the Republican presidential nomination, according to the Democratic National Committee chair. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared in a debate with RNC counterpart Reince Priebus on Face The Nation Sunday morning. And the Florida congressman expressed…

DNC Chair: All GOP candidates are ‘the same’

Whether it’s Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, or even Hermain Cain, it doesn’t matter who wins the Republican presidential nomination, according to the Democratic National Committee chair. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared in a debate with RNC counterpart Reince Priebus on Face The Nation Sunday morning. And the Florida congressman expressed…

Congressman Allen West rules out 2012 Senate bid

Freshman Republican Rep. Allen West, a favorite lawmaker among the tea party movement who represents the 22th Congressional District of Florida, announced Monday that he would not run for the Senate in 2012. “I have been given one of the highest honors to serve in the House of Representatives and…

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Tea party the only winner in Ames Straw Poll

Florida Rep. Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, said the results of the closely-watched Ames Straw Poll in Iowa showed that the tea party movement had taken over the Republican Party. “The only winner tonight was the Tea Party,” she said Saturday in a statement. Congresswoman…

UPDATED: Weiner seeks professional treatment while Pelosi, DNC chair, DCCC chair seek his resignation

UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: Rep. Anthony Weiner departed Saturday morning for “professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person,” spokeswoman Risa Heller said. Heller’s full statement, via Politico’s Ben Smith: Congressman Weiner departed this morning to seek professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and…

Dems claim NY special election win a rebuke of GOP Medicare plan

WASHINGTON – It was just moments after the results came in Tuesday night that Democrats began attributing their Rep.-elect Kathy Hochul’s come-from-behind victory in a mostly Republican district as a rebuke to the GOP plan to privatize Medicare. “Today, the Republican plan to end Medicare cost Republicans $3.4 million and…

Debbie Wasserman Schultz named DNC chair

WASHINGTON – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) has been tapped as the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, a decision spearheaded by President Barack Obama. After multiple media outlets reported the news, the DNC sent out an email to reporters Wednesday night confirming that Obama “announced his choice of…

Exclusive: Wasserman Schultz calls GOP abortion bill ‘a violent act against women’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on Monday tore into House Republicans for proposing legislation that would limit access to abortion coverage for some rape victims. The Florida Democrat, a rising star in her party and vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, is a leading voice on women’s…

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