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Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 23, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 23
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Steve; 3 Children: Rebecca, Jake, Shelby
Birth Date: 09/27/1966
Birth Place: Long Island, NY
Home City: Weston, FL
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Wasserman Schultz Statement on Aviva Sufian to head Special Envoy for U.S. Holocaust Survivor Services
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 1, 2012 Judge to Lift Restrictions on Florida Voter Registration
Aug. 29, 2012 Judge to Lift Restrictions on Florida Voter Registration
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
March 22, 2012 The Hill - Paving the Way for a New Generation of Women
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 13, 2011 Rep. Wasserman Schultz Statement on H.R. 358 the Protect Life Act
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
July 14, 2011 Voter Suppression
Feb. 23, 2011 Statement Supporting Marriage Equality for All Americans
June 29, 2010 Recognizing June As LGBT Month
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
Feb. 19, 2009 Rep. Wasserman Schultz Recognizes Black History Month
Sept. 23, 2008 Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz Applauds Anti-Discrimination Gender Identity Ruling
June 9, 2008 Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Serve as Vice-Chair of House LGBT Equality Caucus
Nov. 15, 2007 Restore Act of 2007
Sept. 26, 2007 Letter to Chairwoman Feinstein and Majority Leader Reid
May 21, 2007 Jewish American Heritage Month
Feb. 8, 2007 Letter: To H. Lee Scott, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Wal-Mart Stores
Feb. 8, 2006 Statement in Recognition of Black History Month
Dec. 19, 2005 Letter to Chairman James F. Sensenbrenner, House Committee on the Judiciary - President's NSA Surveillance Orders
June 16, 2005 Privileges of the House--Integrity of Proceedings of the House
June 10, 2005 Democracy Thwarted at Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Patriot Act
Issue Position: Judiciary Committee
Issue Position: Sudan/Darfur
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