Wisconsin's still a national fight
May 29th, 2012
10:39 AM ET
2 years ago

Wisconsin's still a national fight

(CNN) – The national spotlight will continue to shine on Wisconsin this week with additional national political figures taking to the Badger State to support their nominees in the gubernatorial recall election.

Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will stump for incumbent Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday. Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz visit the state Wednesday on behalf of Walker challenger and Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.
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Filed under: 2012 • Bob McDonnell • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • Scott Walker • Tom Barrett • Wisconsin
Wisconsin recall's a 'test run,' DNC chair says
May 27th, 2012
11:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Wisconsin recall's a 'test run,' DNC chair says

Washington (CNN) – Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Sunday classified Democratic efforts in the Wisconsin recall election as a “test run” for the presidential race.

“It’s given the Obama for America operation an opportunity to do the dry run we need of our massive, significant dynamic grassroots presidential campaign,” the Florida representative said of the battleground state on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • President Obama • Scott Walker • Tom Barrett • Wisconsin
DNC chair says Republicans rooting for bad economy
April 8th, 2012
09:48 AM ET
2 years ago

DNC chair says Republicans rooting for bad economy

(CNN) – Republicans looking to defeat President Barack Obama in November’s general election are rooting for the American economy to fail, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said in an interview Sunday.

Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said criticism from Republicans on Friday’s worse-than-expected jobs report was reflective of their political motives.
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February 8th, 2012
07:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Video: Top Democrat on battle over birth control

(CNN) - Archbishop Timothy Dolan said Wednesday he hoped the White House compromises on a new contraception policy. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, reacts.

Democrats maintain focus on Romney
January 8th, 2012
11:06 AM ET
2 years ago

Democrats maintain focus on Romney

(CNN) - Democrats kept their eye on GOP hopeful Mitt Romney Sunday, singling out the Republican frontrunner for his record at a private investment firm and providing further evidence Democrats see the former Massachusetts governor as the strongest candidate in the Republican field.

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, took Romney to task for what she said was an inconsistent record while defending her organization's relentless stream of anti-Romney videos and memos, saying the candidate deserved the onslaught.
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Filed under: 2012 • David Axelrod • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • Mitt Romney
Dem Chair: Romney-Rubio ticket would be 'extreme'
January 2nd, 2012
10:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Dem Chair: Romney-Rubio ticket would be 'extreme'

(CNN) - Though the candidates themselves are wary of naming possible running mates, a top Democrat on Monday said a ticket pairing presidential hopeful Mitt Romney with rising Republican star Marco Rubio would be "extreme."

"If there's with a ticket like that, it would be the most extreme ticket in history when it comes to immigration," Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who both represents Florida in Congress and is Chair of the Democratic National Committee, said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
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Filed under: 2012 • 2012 VP Pick • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • Marco Rubio • Mitt Romney
DNC chair pulls no punches on Romney
November 23rd, 2011
12:29 PM ET
2 years ago

DNC chair pulls no punches on Romney

(CNN) – Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz singled out former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney Wednesday as having “really disturbing views” following his performance in CNN's national security debate Tuesday night.

"Mitt Romney did his level best to continue to pull the field of Republican candidates as far to the right and the extreme right as possible," Schultz said in an interview on CNN's "American Morning."
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November 18th, 2011
07:41 PM ET
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Romney vs. Democrats: War over emails escalates

Washington (CNN) – No one is accused of breaking the law. And who considers a spat about hard drives and emails sexy?

But the chair of the Democratic National Committee charged Mitt Romney's staff with "unconscionable" acts, and the Romney team accused the Obama administration of being willing to "say and do anything to hold onto their power."
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Filed under: 2012 • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • DNC • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Democrats target Republicans on 'zeroing out' policy
November 16th, 2011
09:24 PM ET
2 years ago

Democrats target Republicans on 'zeroing out' policy

(CNN) - National Democrats hammered GOP presidential hopefuls over foreign policy on Wednesday, arguing that three major candidates aim to cut all foreign aid to Israel.

The Democratic National Committee teamed up with President Barack Obama's re-election campaign to target Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry for saying they would start all foreign aid commitments at "zero," then force governments to prove why they should earn assistance from the United States.
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Filed under: Debbie Wasserman Schultz • DNC • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Perry
DNC chair: Obama will win Jewish vote in 2012
September 22nd, 2011
09:51 AM ET
3 years ago

DNC chair: Obama will win Jewish vote in 2012

(CNN) - Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, predicted Thursday President Barack Obama would win the Jewish vote and her home state of Florida in the 2012 election.

The Florida congresswoman pushed back against the claim that Democrats lost the recent special election in New York's heavily Jewish 9th district because Jewish voters are disenchanted with the president's Middle East policy.
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Filed under: 2012 • Debbie Wasserman Schultz • President Obama
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