Tag Archives: Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

FLORIDA: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Wins Primary

Florida Politics reports: In one of the most closely observed congressional primaries in the nation, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has defeated her Democratic Party challenger, law professor Tim Canova, to win another two-year term in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District. Though all the votes have not been counted, Wasserman Schultz has the victory in hand, leading 58 percent to 42 percent. Wasserman ...

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Trump Attacks Wasserman Schultz In New Ad [VIDEO]

This was to be expected: The video, which was released on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, features a mock job application for the Florida congresswoman to work for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Clinton’s campaign logo appears in the corner of the mock up. It ticks through her list of experience, which includes: ...

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Hundreds Of Bernie Sanders Backers Chant “Fuck You Debbie” As They March On Convention [VIDEO]

At this writing hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Bernie Sanders supporters are marching on the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Buzzfeed’s Jim Dalrymple is with them and as you’ll see from his video below, they are chanting “Fuck you, Debbie!” I witnessed a similar scene inside the convention hall earlier today, when hundreds were chanting “Feel the Bern!” and “No more election fraud!” ...

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DWS Gives Up Her Convention Gavel

From Schultz’s hometown Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, won’t gavel her party’s national convention to order on Monday afternoon. In a brief phone conversation with the Sun Sentinel, she said: “I have decided that in the interest of making sure that we can start the Democratic convention on a high ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Convention Day One

The headlining speakers for tonight’s opening of the Democratic National Convention will be Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and…..Bernie Sanders. I’ll start another live thread just before things start, but in the meantime below you can watch live news reports on the still-unfolding Debbie Wasserman Schultz drama.

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FLORIDA: Democratic Primary Opponent Of Debbie Wasserman Schultz To File Complaint With FEC

The Hill reports: Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Florida primary opponent, Tim Canova, says he’s preparing a legal complaint against the outgoing DNC chair as a result of information revealed in the latest batch of Wikileak emails. “The Wikileaks emails indicate that Debbie Wasserman Schultz used DNC resources to assist her reelection campaign in violation of federal law,” said Tim Canova, a ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Booed And Cheered At Florida Delegates Event [VIDEO]

This morning soon-to-be former Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was met with a decidedly mixed reception as she attempted to address her home state delegation at the DNC. Watch below. Many delegates cheered Schultz loudly but a large contingent, presumably supporters of Bernie Sanders, waved “E-MAILS” signs and jeered Schultz throughout her brief speech.

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign

I’m a little late to this story due to being out at a couple of homo DNC events here in Philadelphia. CNN reports: Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of the party’s convention, which is set to begin here Monday. The Florida congresswoman’s resignation — under heavy ...

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Bernie Sanders: Schultz Must Step Down [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Jake Tapper asked Sanders for his reaction to those emails. Sanders said, “It’s outrageous, but it is not a great shock to me… It’s what we talked about six months ago.” He firmly insisted that he’s not an atheist, but made it abundantly clear that this changes nothing and he’s still committed to helping Hillary Clinton defeat Donald ...

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QUARANTINED: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Loses DNC Speaking Slot Over Leaked Anti-Sanders Emails

CNN reports: The head of the Democratic National Committee will not speak at the party’s convention next week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced that raised questions about the committee’s impartiality during the Democratic primary. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose stewardship of the DNC has been under fire through most of the presidential primary process, will not ...

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FLORIDA: Over 100 Sanders Supporters Sue DNC And Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz For Election Fraud

From South Florida’s New Times: Amid allegations that Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz “rigged” the Democratic presidential primary in favor of Hillary Clinton, 120 people, including 104 Bernie Sanders donors, sued both Wasserman Schultz and the DNC in the Southern District Court of Florida yesterday for fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, and other claims. They alleged she misled the DNC ...

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Democrats Slam Vague “So-Called Religious Freedom Laws” In 2016 LGBT Pride Month Proclamation

Via press release from Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Shultz: As we begin LGBT Pride Month, members of the LGBT Community and their allies have many victories to celebrate. Our nation has made enormous progress in recent years in the fight for equality – the result of courageous individuals and dedicated groups in every corner of our country standing ...

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Tea Party Group Endorses Debbie Wasserman Schultz: We’ve Thrived During Her Tenure As DNC Chair

Here’s a press release you don’t see every day: The Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest tea party political action committee, has joined Karl Rove in endorsing Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s (D-Fla.) campaign for re-election to the House of Representatives. Wasserman Schultz is being challenged in the Democratic Primary by a liberal extremist Tim Canova, who ...

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Bernie Sanders: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Isn’t The Kind Of Chair The Democrats Need [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: On CBS’ Face the Nation, John Dickerson asked if he’s putting “kind of a target on Debbie Wasserman Schultz” in his crusade against the establishment. ‘No,” he said. I’ve known Debbie for many years. I personally like her.” But Sanders went on to say, “But do I think she’s the kind of chair that the Democratic party needs? ...

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Sanders Campaign Hits Back At DNC Chair: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is Throwing Shade On Us [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager slammed Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday after she told CNN the Vermont senator did not do enough to condemn his supporters’ behavior at the party’s Nevada convention. “We can have a long conversation about Debbie Wasserman Schultz just about how she’s been throwing shade on the Sanders campaign from the very beginning,” Jeff Weaver ...

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Democrats Denounce “Shameful” Mississippi

Via press release: Upon news that Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has signed the discriminatory House Bill 1523 into law, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement: “It’s embarrassing, shameful, and truly perplexing that the Republicans still don’t get it. LGBT Americans are entitled to equal protection under the law, just as everyone else. No exceptions. No allowances ...

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SNL Mocks Fox & Friends [VIDEO]

With some swipes at Debbie Wasserman-Schultz. Via the Hollywood Reporter: Fox & Friends took a look at the Planned Parenthood controversy during Saturday Night Live‘s cold open. In the segment, Steve Doocy (Taran Killam), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (Vanessa Bayer) and Brian Kilmeade (Bobby Moynihan) discussed the opening for the Speaker of the House. “I don’t know why they don’t let them ...

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Debbie Wasserman Shultz: Celebrate Pride With An Eye On Work Still To Be Done

“These Republican candidates want to take us backwards, undoing the progress we’ve fought so hard to secure. Jeb Bush has said that, ‘the institution of marriage is under attack in our society.’ Marco Rubio said one would need to have a ‘ridiculous and absurd reading of the U.S. Constitution’ to think same-sex couples have the right to marry. Rand Paul, ...

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Wasserman-Schultz Calls 2016 GOP Clown Car Revue “Extremist Ring Kissing”

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TONIGHT: Married Florida Couple To Attend State Of The Union Address

Via Equality Florida: Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) has invited newlyweds Todd and Jeff Delmay to accompany her to Washington, D.C. for President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 20. Residents of Hollywood, Florida, Todd and Jeff were the second couple in Florida to marry on January 5th when Judge Sarah Zabel lifted her stay on same-sex ...

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