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DNC Chair: Scott Walker, tea party grabbing women 'by the hair'

DNC Chair: Scott Walker, tea party grabbing women 'by the hair'

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3 (UPI) --DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is under fire for comments comparing Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's record with domestic violence.
Gabrielle Levy
Immigration activists occupy House of Representatives

Immigration activists occupy House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) --A year to the day since the Senate passed its version of immigration reform, lawmakers and advocates went on offense.
Gabrielle Levy
Gabby Giffords will throw out first pitch at congressional softball game

Gabby Giffords will throw out first pitch at congressional softball game

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) --Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will toss out the ceremonial first pitch at the sixth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game Wednesday night.
Gabrielle Levy
Anne Frank memorial tree planted on Capitol Hill

Anne Frank memorial tree planted on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Members of Congress marked Holocaust Remembrance Day with an extra ceremony on Capitol Hill Wednesday, dedicating a new tree in honor of Anne Frank.
Gabrielle Levy
Rep. Steve King thinks Dreamers who want to join military should be deported

Rep. Steve King thinks Dreamers who want to join military should be deported

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, says that instead of allowing children of undocumented immigrants to join the military, the U.S. should deport them.
Aileen Graef
Former State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan leaves GOP to become a Democrat

Former State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan leaves GOP to become a Democrat

MIAMI, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Former Florida State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan announced Monday that she will be leaving the Republican party to become a Democrat.
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Priebus calls on GOP to improve tone, choice of words

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, addressing an RNC meeting in Washington Friday, called on Republicans to improve their "choice of words."
Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon buried next to second wife

Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon buried next to second wife

JERUSALEM, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was buried on his ranch near the Gaza border Monday in a military sendoff to one of Israel's most controversial leaders.
Tamoxifen or raloxifene to be offered to at-risk women free

Tamoxifen or raloxifene to be offered to at-risk women free

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. government officials say under the Affordable Care Act most health insurance companies will cover drugs that help prevent breast cancer for free.

Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., finds sympathy for plight over cocaine bust

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Despite calls for him to resign after pleading guilty to cocaine possession, Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., says people in both parties say they wish him well.
Joe Biden congratulates wrong Marty Walsh

Joe Biden congratulates wrong Marty Walsh

BOSTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A man who shares his name with Boston's mayor-elect said the mistaken congratulations he received included a call from Vice President Joe Biden.
Democrat Cory Booker wins special N.J. election for U.S. Senate

Democrat Cory Booker wins special N.J. election for U.S. Senate

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Democrat Cory Booker claimed victory Wednesday in the special election in New Jersey to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Frank Lautenberg.

'Poorest' members of Congress have negative net worth, newspaper says

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A listing of members of Congress ranked by net financial worth, by the Washington newspaper Roll Call, notes 17 members with more liabilities than assets.

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Napolitano: Sequester means airport delays

Napolitano: Sequester means airport delays

MIAMI, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned customs lines at Miami International Airport will get longer if there are forced cuts in the budget.
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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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