| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:47 PM
WASHINGTON --“I’m calling from the DNC with a GOP Shutdown Alert. Senator Marco Rubio was an architect of the GOP’s government shutdown, and it's hurting the Latino community in Florida.”
So says the Democratic National...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It is a telling choice of word. Hearing it used unironically, as would-be Missouri senator Todd Akin did last week, one almost feels as if Amelia Earhart never flew a plane and Sally Ride never rode a space shuttle. As if Madame C.J. Walker...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:01 PM
While Congress had its full dysfunction mode on display this week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s book, “For the Next Generation: A Wake-up Call to Solving Our Nation’s Problems,” hit bookstores.
The Weston Democrat, who is...
| Oct 20, 2013
For Americans cynical about the federal government, trying to influence Washington from the local level seems like a lost cause. According to the cynics' logic, the K Street lobbyists and the big corporate and union campaign contributors call all the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz touted the benefits of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday as Republicans who control the House plan another vote to repeal what’s widely known as Obamacare.
The Weston Democrat appeared in Fort Lauderdale at...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
She’s sitting on a pile of campaign cash. She’s formed a political action committee. The $100,000-plus debt from her first unsuccessful campaign for Congress is paid off. But Republican Karen Harrington isn’t sure what she’ll do...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:35 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, who is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, says the tea party – which she sees as synonymous with the Republican Party – is the reason Congress can’t get anything done.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:27 AM
Clay Shaw went to Congress when it wasn't seen, at best, as dysfunctional — or, at worst, as a joke.
His time in Washington, D.C., included a period when Congress actually got things done, with bipartisan civility and cooperation. A Republican...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:07 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet are taking umbrage with President Barack Obama's “navigators” program intended to guide people through the requirements of the new Affordable Care Act, saying it lacks privacy protections....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
During an interview Friday with the Sun Sentinel editorial board, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman was asked about a top local economic issue, Port Everglades, and the top state political issue, the 2014 race for Florida governor....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that Washington’s October of dysfunction was “incredibly challenging, difficult, divisive [and polarized.”
But that’s not all. “I could keep going,” she said, adding...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Mitch Ceasar, chairman of the Broward Democratic Party, has been re-elected to the executive board of the Democratic National Committee at the DNC summer meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.
He represents 13 southern states on the executive board, which has...