Debbie Wasserman Schultz

House votes to enhance penalties for threats against religious institutions

The House passed legislation on Monday that would enhance penalties for threats of violence against religious institutions amid a spike in crimes …

Donald Trump

Was the Heated 2016 Democratic Primary Rigged for Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

Newly uncovered data have shocked election experts and administrators.In August 2016, Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz faced off …

Elections

Tax plan's proposed expansion of education savings is a game changer

Last week, the Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, paving the way for a conference with the House. Congress is now preparing to …

Education

Netanyahu has been interfering in U.S. politics for a long, long time | United States

"There’s no foreign leader who I’ve met with more frequently," Obama said last November, of Netanyahu. (foto is of an earlier meeting)<p>Former Trump …

Israel

Progressives and Berniecrats push hard to end or curtail the superdelegate system - Salon.com

More than a dozen progressive groups are urging the Democratic National Committee’s post-2016 Unity Reform Commission to recommend the party end its superdelegate system, where one-sixth of those nominating the presidential candidate are chosen before primaries and caucuses.<p>“On behalf of our more …

U.S. Politics

Trump To Jewish Democrats: You're Not Invited To My Hanukkah Party

President Donald Trump failed to invite Jewish Congressional Democrats to the White House’s annual Hanukkah party on Thursday night, demonstrating …

Donald Trump

Reactions From Al Franken's Resignation Speech on Senate Floor

In the wake of Sen. Al Franken's decision to announced his intention to resign from the Senate Thursday, reactions quickly poured in on social media …

Conservative View

Trump to Jewish Democrats: No Hanukkah party for you | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>It’s the holiday season in Washington, which means politicians, dignitaries and hangers-on try to elbow themselves into as many …

Melania Trump

Wasserman Schultz Marks 10th Year as a Breast Cancer Survivor

Florida Democrat shares what her “cancer-versary” milestone means to her<p>Dec. 7 is no ordinary day for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. On this day in …

Politics

For some South Florida Democrats in Congress, Trump is right on Jerusalem | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>South Florida Democratic Reps. <b>Debbie Wasserman Schultz</b> and <b>Ted Deutch</b> rarely agree with President <b>Donald Trump</b>, but the pair supported …

Israel

Debbie Wasserman Schultz marks 10 years as breast cancer survivor

“I have learned first and foremost how you can take nothing for granted in life,” the Florida Democrat tells ITK. “Particularly in the times when I …

Cancer

Hanukkah Brings Rare Bipartisan Moment To Capitol Hill

Congressional Hanukkah receptions are a long-standing tradition. In recent years, they were organized by Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman …

Jewish Culture

House panel interviews Podesta after Trump dossier revelation

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday afternoon interviewed John Podesta in a return appearance for the former Clinton campaign chair, according …

Mike Conaway

What Donna Brazile Left Out Of The Democratic National Committee Story

The party's choice of consultants shows just how few allies Bernie Sanders had in the inner circle.<p>Last month, Politico published an excerpt from <i>Hacks</i>, former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s tell-all book about the 2016 election. Brazile wrote that an agreement between …

Hillary Clinton

Your Guide to Understanding the Trump-Russia Saga

By now, few American elected leaders -- other than President Donald Trump, on occasion --dispute that elements of the Russian state interfered in the …

Russia

House Russia investigators to interview colleagues Rohrabacher, Wasserman Schultz

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two senior lawmakers will be questioned by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's Russia investigation as the committee races to interview a bevy of high-profile witnesses in the final weeks of the year.<p>The intelligence panel is expected to speak with California …

Politics

Live coverage: Senate Republicans prepare for vote on tax bill

The Hill will be providing live updates on Friday night as Senate Republicans seek to pass their tax plan.

U.S. Congress

Florida, Texas lawmakers threaten government shutdown over hurricane relief funding

It’s been 82 days since Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys, and lawmakers from Florida and Texas huddled together on Friday to gain …

Government

Dasvidaniya, Donna Brazile, the Dismal Dollar Democrat

Photo by Tim Pierce | CC BY 2.0<p>You can’t tell a book by its advance press. Take Donna Brazile’s new 2016 campaign memoir <i>Hacks: The Inside Story of</i> …

Liberal View

Florida Democrats mostly quiet as John Conyers faces calls to resign

WASHINGTON – Democratic Rep. John Conyers is facing mounting allegations of sexual harassment and growing calls that he resign the seat he has held …

Politics

The DNC's fundraising is as bad as it looks, in 2 charts

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Another federal campaign finance deadline, another bad headline for the Democratic National Committee.<p>The Democratic National Committee's latest report marked its lowest fundraising total for the month of October in at least 15 years, as CNN's Eric Bradner reported on Tuesday.<p>But …

Elections

Trump, Senate GOP at odds over Roy Moore

Senate Republicans are at odds with President Trump over Roy Moore and the Alabama Senate race.Trump broke more than a week of silence on Tuesday by …

Elections

The Multifaceted 'Truth' of Donna Brazile

“This is my truth,” says Donna Brazile, the two-time DNC chairwoman of her self-contradictory bestseller.<p>On the Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, …

U.S. Politics

With bipartisan bill, Congress can confront anti-Semitism

This month, I attended, “Kristallnacht, 79 years Later,” a remembrance, hosted by the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Among the honorees were six elderly …

Opinion

Donna Brazile says Russians destroyed ‘critical’ DNC data

Donna Brazile said in an interview Tuesday that Russian hackers destroyed “critical data” when they breached the Democratic National Committee (DNC) …

Donna Brazile

Dems must confront bad news, create good news — and come up with the ‘Big Idea’

As the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party continues, recent Democratic victories in Miami-Dade County, New Jersey, and Virginia gave …

Opinion

Donna Brazile's Tell-All Is Troubling For the Wrong Reasons

Instead of contributing to our understanding of what happened in 2016, Hacks muddies the waters.<p>“Why am I supposed to be the only person that is unable to tell my story?” asked Donna Brazile, during the early days of her media blitz. Apparently she shouldn’t have worried. Her campaign memoir, <i>Hacks</i>, …

Politics

Florida lawmakers incensed that Trump disaster plan doesn't include citrus relief | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>Last month, Florida Gov. <b>Rick Scott</b> and agriculture commissioner <b>Adam Putnam</b> came to Washington with a simple message: include disaster …

Sonny Perdue

Former vice president Joe Biden talks politics, family and Trump at Miami Book Fair

In the midst of a tumultuous political climate, Joe Biden stepped onto the Miami Book Fair stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center and offered a message …

Entertainment

Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again'

Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) on Friday blasted President Trump's latest request for disaster aid money, calling it a way to "let America down again."Green …

Al Green