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Wasserman Schultz re-elected DNC leader

Wasserman Schultz re-elected DNC leader

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., who was backed by President Obama, won unanimous re-election as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
Obama wants Wasserman Schultz as DNC head

Obama wants Wasserman Schultz as DNC head

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- President Obama will ask the Democratic National Committee to keep Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida as chairwoman, a senior party official said.
Military: Allowing gays to serve works

Military: Allowing gays to serve works

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The repeal of the ban on gays in the U.S. military has had "no overall negative impact" on readiness, a study found one year after the repeal was implemented.
Who will be leading lady for Dems in 2016?

Who will be leading lady for Dems in 2016?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The field of female U.S. presidential contenders in 2016 would be wide open of Hillary Clinton does not throw her hat in the ring, Democratic Party leaders say.
Crowd tears up as Giffords leads pledge

Crowd tears up as Giffords leads pledge

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona drew tears and cheers from Democratic National Convention delegates Thursday as she led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Democrats get down to convention business

Democrats get down to convention business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., got down to business Tuesday, as Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz opened the gathering.
Dems blast, GOP praises Ryan choice

Dems blast, GOP praises Ryan choice

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney's choice of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate was met Saturday with the predictable partisan split.
Party leaders clash on jobs picture, differ on Romney taxes issue

Party leaders clash on jobs picture, differ on Romney taxes issue

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties Sunday differed on whether last week's unemployment report was good news or bad news.
Party chiefs spar over Obama, Romney

Party chiefs spar over Obama, Romney

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Leaders of the two major U.S. political parties traded broadsides Sunday over whether President Obama or Mitt Romney would be a bigger disaster.
Clinton stumps in Wis. to defeat Walker

Clinton stumps in Wis. to defeat Walker

MILWAUKEE, June 1 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton Friday told an enthusiastic crowd in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's strategy is the one that "doubled the national debt."
RNC: Walker win is 'lights out' for Obama

RNC: Walker win is 'lights out' for Obama

MADISON, Wis., May 31 (UPI) -- A win for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in next week's recall election would mean "lights out" for President Obama, the National Republican Committee head said.
Conference focuses on elderly gays

Conference focuses on elderly gays

MIAMI, May 8 (UPI) -- About 160 people gathered in South Florida for a one-day conference on how gays, lesbians and transgendered people cope with aging.
DNC head: GOP 'callous' toward women

DNC head: GOP 'callous' toward women

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., said Sunday the Republican party is "callous and insensitive towards women's priorities."
Giffords officially vacates House seat

Giffords officially vacates House seat

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., officially resigned from Congress Wednesday to focus on recovering from a gunshot wound she got during a 2011 shooting spree.
Democrats lop a day off convention

Democrats lop a day off convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Convention, to be held in Charlotte, N.C., has been cut from four days to three, organizers said Tuesday.
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Cynthia Logan, mother of Jessie Logan, who took her own life after sexting incident, speaks during a news conference on new legislation to help educate children and teens about the dangers of "sexting, cyberbullying and other internet and wireless safety issues" on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 13, 2009. Looking on are Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-FL (R). (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz (born September 27, 1966) is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district, serving since 2005. She is a member of the Democratic Party and the Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate.

The district covers parts of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, including the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.

Wasserman Schultz was born in Forest Hills, Queens in New York City and grew up on Long Island. She received a Bachelor of Arts in 1988 and a Master of Arts with certificate in political campaigning in 1990, both in Political Science, from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Debbie Wasserman Schultz."
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