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Sunshine State News
Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Disastrous Summer
Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be counting down until the end of the summer. Simply put, the Florida congresswoman who leads the DNC had a disastrous season.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Another View -- Sharon Day: The Democrats' claim to be the party for women is just not believable
MY FELLOW Floridian and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz sure has a knack for undercutting her own arguments.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Why Republicans Should Never Play Nice with Democrats
Democrats routinely deride Republicans as extremists bent on coarsening the discourse. In January 2014, in the same interview in which he infamously claimed that ISIS was a "jayvee" team, President Obama blamed conservative media for polarizing the country: The issue has been the inability of my message to penetrate the Republican base so that they feel persuaded that I'm not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh, but I'm somebody who is interested in solving problems and is pretty practical, and that, actually, a lot of the things we've put in place worked better than people might think.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Former GOP recruiter says party neglects young voters
A former chairman of college Republicans joined Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Thursday to respond to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's two-day visit to New Hampshire.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Save the Date: Susan G. Komen's Honoring the Promise Gala Next Thursday with Joan Lunden
As we head into fall, Susan G. Komen's Honoring the Promise gala is back with former ABC "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden as its emcee. Komen will honor Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and The Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein for their commitment in the fight to end breast cancer.
The Orlando Sentinel
Congress cracking down on tax-refund fraud
Congress is moving to crack down on tax-return fraud, a form of identity theft that has exploded across Florida in recent years. The House passed a bill this week introduced by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz that would toughen penalties and widen enforcement to try to spare taxpayers from losing thousands of dollars of refunds.
Florida boasts richest members of Congress
It pays to hold high office. Florida has four of the top 50 richest members of Congress, according to recently released financial data.
House Passes Bill to Stop Taxpayer Identity Theft
The House has passed legislation that would toughen the penalties for criminals who engage in identity theft through stolen tax returns. H.R. 744, the Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2014, also known as the STOP Identity Theft Act, passed the House by voice vote.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
PPP Poll: Crist, med pot barely lead
Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott , and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for adoption in Florida. In a poll taken of 818 likely voters Sept.
Sunshine State News
Obama Still Drowning in Florida; Rubio Leads State Democratic Rivals
A new poll shows President Barack Obama is upside down in Florida while U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., starts off with the lead over two Democratic rivals as he looks ahead to running for a second term in 2016. Public Policy Polling , a firm with connections to leading Democrats, released a poll Tuesday which shows a majority of Florida voters -- 54 percent -- disapprove of Obama's performance in the White House.
Local Democrat repudiates remark from national party leader: PennLive letters
In describing the policies of the governor of Wisconsin, Wasserman Schultz said "Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand" and that Republican extremists are "grabbing [women] by the hair and pulling [them] back." This imagery, connoting domestic violence, is inappropriate and unacceptable.
Michigan concerned with accuracy of Democrat program for online absentee ballot registration
The Michigan elections bureau has issued a warning about problems with a new Democratic Party program that lets voters apply online for absentee ballots , saying clerks are getting applications for voters who live outside the jurisdiction and signatures that do not match voter records. The late Monday alert to local election administrators statewide, obtained by The Associated Press, also cites concerns about duplicate applications and applications without signatures.
Crooks and Liars
Fox's Tantaros Jumps The Gun, Attacks White House For Not Weighing In On Ray Rice Video
Fox's Andrea Tantaros attacked President Obama for not weighing in on the Ray Rice video, just before the White House released a statement this Monday. For anyone who wasn't already sure that Fox's Andrea Tantaros has a full blown case of Obama Derangement Syndrome, she left no doubt after this little rant on this Monday's Outnumbered .
Sunshine State News
Ted Deutch Could Be the Future for Florida Democrats in Senate Races
Democrats have a pretty thin bench in Florida, but increasingly more than a few eyes are turning toward Ted Deutch for a Senate bid in 2016 or 2018. Deutch scored an extremely impressive win in the Democratic primary last month.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
RNC's Priebus: Media 'Forest Fire' If I Made DNC Chair's Remarks
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says if he had made the same tasteless domestic-violence cracks uttered by his Democratic counterpart, the media would have pounced on him. "Believe me, if I would've said something like that obviously it would've been a forest fire and people would've gone crazy," Priebus said Monday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.
Dems criticize Christie on one-year anniversary of GWB scandal
John Currie, chairman of the New Jersey State Democratic Committee and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, far left and second from left, leave Hudson Terrace after giving a press conference overlooking the George Washington Bridge on the one year anniversary the bridge gridlock began. State and national Democrats hammered Governor Christie Monday on the one-year anniversary of the politically-engineered traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge, saying the scandal raises questions about his ability as a leader.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Dem candidate says GOP worse than ISIS
Hot on the heels of DNC chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz intimiating that Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker beats women, comes a Democratic congressional candidate from Alabama's 3rd district who claims the House GOP is worse than ISIS. Jesse T. Smith, a Democrat who is running for Congress in Alabama, believes that the sins of the Middle East's most prolific active jihadist group are insignificant compared to those of Republicans in Congress.
Republicans rape women and drink the blood of children
Democrats only defense against pushing their policies on America that are causing her to fail is to demonize Republicans. The ignorant masses, who don't understand how their government works, respond to propaganda far better than to honest debate.
The Fresno Bee
NYa s Gillibrand takes a page from the presidential playbook
Minutes later, Gillibrand has ushered her interviewer to meet the Massachusetts senator. The two women, who are frequently mentioned as possible backups to Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, cheerfully trade pleasantries.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Milwaukee Courier Online
Congresswoman Moore, Wasserman Schultz Discuss Strategy to Improve Female Voter Turnout
This past Wednesday, Congresswoman Gwen Moore joined the U.S. Representative of Florida's 23rd district and Democratic National Committee chief, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club to make a call to action. With the gubernatorial election only two months away, both women expressed concerns regarding a lack of women getting to the polls and casting their ballots.