Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Debbie Wasserman Schultz's file

Wasserman Schultz

Democrat from Florida

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and a Florida Democrat elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004, representing Congressional District 20.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz's website

Recent statements involving Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Claim has support, but glosses over nuances

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Feds are focused on busting cultivators and distributors -- not simply users

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Much of the credit goes to President George H.W. Bush

Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Cap and trade legislation "was originally a Republican idea."

— PolitiFact Florida

Recent stories featuring Debbie Wasserman Schultz

In Context: Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Scott Walker giving ‘women the back of his hand.’

South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz drew national attention for her words about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker during a roundtable on women's issues in Milwaukee.

In Context: Giving women 'the back of his hand'

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz made national headlines and stirred controversy when she sharply criticized Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker during an appearance in Milwaukee on Sept. 3, 2014.

At one point, Wasserman Schultz said: "Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand."

Fact-checking DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claims on health care

Democratic National Committe Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a stop at a Las Vegas news station to discuss two new rulings on the Affordable Care Act. We took a look at some of her statements.

Attacks and claims about climate change heat up the Truth-O-Meter

As new studies shined a spotlight on rising sea levels and global warming, Sen. Marco Rubio and other politicians and pundits made several statements we fact-checked

PolitiFact Florida’s top 10 fact-checks of 2011

We look back at our most popular reports of 2011: fact-checks of Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rick Scott and Alan Grayson. And then there was that Evan Longoria viral video ...