VIDEO: DNC Chair Statement on Tonight’s Republican Debate

WASHINGTON – Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement on the Republican debate tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Below is the full statement: “Tonight’s debate in Las Vegas was a complete disaster for the Republican Party.  It was clear that not a single one of their candidates has what Read More

DNC Chair Statement on Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting: "Three years ago today, 26 children and educators were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, by a mentally deranged man with easy access to guns. "The nation grieved with the victims' Read More

DNC Chair Statement on Mayoral Race in Houston

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement on the mayoral race in Houston:   “I congratulate Democratic State Representative Sylvester Turner for his hard-earned victory tonight to become the next Mayor of Houston. The issues he ran on – universal access to health care, affordable electric rates for seniors, Read More

Excerpts of Remarks by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the DNC’s Executive Committee Meeting

Charleston, SC – Today the Democratic National Committee (DNC) held its final Executive Committee Meeting of 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina, in conjunction with a meeting of the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC). Below are excerpts of DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s remarks to the Executive Committee. In addition, the Executive Committee proposed Read More

Resolution Condemning the Anti-Muslim Rhetoric of the 2016 Presidential Campaign

The following Resolution will be considered by the DNC Executive Committee at its meeting in Charleston, SC on December 12, 2015. Submitted by:             Donna Brazile, DNC Vice Chair/District of Columbia Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC Chair/Florida Christine Pelosi, California James Zogby, At-Large/District of Columbia Karen Carter Peterson, Chair/Louisiana Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, DNC Secretary/Maryland Andrew Tobias, Read More

Excerpts from DNC CEO at Roundtable with Southern Caucus Chair and South Carolina Women

Today, Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey and DNC Southern Caucus Chair SC State Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter held a round table discussion with South Carolina women on the issues that matter in the 2016 election. As Donald Trump and Marco Rubio prepare to campaign in South Carolina this weekend, the roundtable focused on important issues Read More

Joint Statement from DNC and NHDP on the Upcoming Democratic Debate in New Hampshire

WASHINGTON - Following WMUR's decision to not move negotiations forward with IBEW Local 1228 ahead of next Saturday's Democratic debate, Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley issued the following joint statement: "The DNC and the NHDP are excited about next Saturday's Democratic presidential candidates debate in Read More

DNC Chair endorses Sylvester Turner as the next mayor of Houston

WASHINGTON—DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement to endorse State Representative Sylvester Turner for Houston mayor:   “I am proud to endorse State Representative Sylvester Turner as the next mayor of Houston. For more than two decades, he has served the people of Houston in the Texas legislature with dignity, fighting for universal Read More

Excerpts from Press Call with Rep. Andre Carson, Rep. Keith Ellison, and Iraq War Vet Shah Chowdhury

The out-of-touch and extreme positions against Muslims from the Republican presidential candidates do nothing short of alienating Muslim communities in the U.S. and abroad—many who are often on the front lines fighting terror. The GOP’s rhetoric holds severe consequences—from helping our enemies recruit more fighters, to encouraging violence against Muslim-Americans at home. Today, Congressmen Andre Read More

Excerpts from Press Call in Advance of Rubio’s Proposal on the Department of Veterans Affairs

Like the entire GOP presidential field, Marco Rubio’s plans for our country’s veterans are backwards and out-of-touch. In advance of his proposal to privatize the Department of Veterans Affairs tomorrow, Congressman Ruben Gallego and Iowa Democratic Party Vice Chair Danny Homan held a press call discussing how Rubio will offer no ideas. Instead, Rubio’s proposal Read More