Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Wasserman Schultz To Quit As Democratic Chief Under Pressure Following Email Leaks

07/25/2016 - 13:54

Philadelphia — Under fire for emails showing rancor between the Democratic National Committee and the Bernie Sanders campaign, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is stepping down as party chairwoman, but will join Hillary Clinton’s campaign in a senior role.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to a reporter before a debate. JTA

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, The DNC, And The Anti-Bernie Emails

One week after playing the anti-Semitism card against Trump, the South Florida congresswoman resigns as DNC chair over aide's emails.

07/25/2016 - 13:48

Just last week, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was playing the anti-Semitism card against Donald Trump. But in a startling turnaround, on the eve of her own party’s convention, it’s the South Florida congresswoman who is out as chair of the Democratic National Committee — over a Jewish-related controversy of her own.

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates at the party’s convention. JTA

Democrats Said To Be Debating Ouster Of Wasserman Schultz As Party Chair

05/26/2016 - 11:06

Washington — Feeling the heat over her clashes with Bernie Sanders, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is at the center of a debate among Democratic lawmakers over whether to push for her ouster as party chair.

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates of the party’s convention. JTA

Wasserman Schultz Opts Against Senate Run

03/17/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz opted out of running for one of Florida’s U.S. Senate seats.

Tense Dem-Israeli Meetings Heighten Netanyahu Speech Stakes

02/04/2015 - 19:00

Washington — In tense meetings, top congressional Democrats, including seven Jewish lawmakers, confronted Israeli officials about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress.

Let the Political Battle Begin: The Wars Among The Jews

The decision by Temple Israel of Miami to cancel an invitation to Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) to speak at Friday evening services appears to be in response to the objections and threats of an influential Republican congregant. This sideshow may have signaled the beginning of the 2012 political campaign within the Jewish community.

Partisan Spat Leads Miami Shul To Cancel Wasserman Schultz Appearance

05/28/2012 - 20:00

A Miami synagogue canceled a planned address by the chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Temple Israel of Greater Miami's president attributed the cancelation of the event with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) to security concerns. But Wasserman-Schultz attributed the cancelation to internal synagogue politics.

Citing Distraction, Weiner Quits Congress

06/15/2011 - 20:00

Acknowledging that his conduct had become too much of a distraction for him to be effective, Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned from office in the wake of a scandal in which he lied about sexually explicit exchanges on social media outlets.

Democrats Launch Major Pro-Obama Pushback Among Jews

06/06/2011 - 20:00

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- President Obama is a stalwart friend of Israel.

That’s the message some top Democratic Jewish figures are promoting to push back against the notion that Obama is out of step with the pro-Israel and Jewish communities.

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