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2013-03-11 12:22:42

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading Jewish organization working to promote human rights and end poverty in the developing world, has joined with Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz to release a Passover commentary connecting the rights of women and girls with this holiday dedicated to celebrating freedom. Rep. Wasserman Schultz wrote the holiday commentary to pay tribute to women worldwide during Women's History...

2012-07-16 02:23:18

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Congressional Candidate Joe Kaufman today received a ringing endorsement from former Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain. According to Cain, "Kaufman is someone who knows that it isn't just about politics as usual in Washington, D.C." "He (Kaufman) supports real economic recovery by replacing the tax code, and he is a member of my 'Army of Davids' who believes that that the solution to replace the tax code should be the 999...

2012-07-10 06:23:39

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) recognized former Congresswoman Giffords' inspirational public service. FMC also named former Congresswoman Connie Morella, as FMC's new president. WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress presented Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords with the organization's 2012 "Distinguished Service Award." The award is presented each year to a former Member of Congress who has...

2012-07-02 10:22:00

DAVIE, Fla., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was apparent to many that Joe Kaufman, Republican Congressional Candidate in Florida's 23rd District, took control at the recent Broward Republican Executive Committee Debate and emerged the winner. More than 300 people applauded what Kaufman had to say about solving problems and addressing state, national and foreign policy issues. About the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling upholding the core of ObamaCare, he said: "ObamaCare is...

2012-05-30 06:23:58

Women from Congress and the Washington Press Corps Will Face Off to Raise Funds and Awareness for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is estimated that more than 250,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 or younger are living in the U.S. today. More than 13,000 young women will be diagnosed this year.[1] On June 20, women from Congress and the Washington Press Corps will face off in the Congressional Women's Softball...

2011-09-19 08:00:00

Committee Chairman & House Member Misuses Footage Violating Ethics Rules WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) has requested that the Office of Congressional Ethics investigate Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz's (acting as Chair of the Democratic National Committee) use of video footage of President Obama's address on September 8, 2011 to a joint session of Congress in television campaign commercials and online...

2011-09-07 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on Andrea Mitchell's announcement that she was diagnosed with breast cancer: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "It is with a heavy heart that I learned that my dear personal friend, fearless foreign affairs correspondent and news anchor Andrea Mitchell, was diagnosed with breast cancer. In bravely coping with this diagnosis, Andrea becomes a...

2011-08-03 16:43:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the partial shutdown of the FAA: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "The House Republican leadership was reckless and irresponsible to adjourn without reaching an agreement on the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration. This political stunt by House Republicans will cost American taxpayers $30 million a day and force more than...

2011-07-29 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law. Today marks the 46th anniversary of that signing. In recognition of that anniversary, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "Since Medicare was signed into law in 1965, generations of American seniors have enjoyed the iron-clad guarantee of quality health care. As a result,...

2011-07-27 15:08:00

Republicans Showed A Violent Clip in Caucus to Stoke Confrontation with Democrats and President Over Debt Ceiling as Nation's Economy Hangs in the Balance Clip from "The Town": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGxYjJ5bcv0 The press conference can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXfLbW08Opc WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn held a press conference today to express...