| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It is a telling choice of word. Hearing it used unironically, as would-be Missouri senator Todd Akin did last week, one almost feels as if Amelia Earhart never flew a plane and Sally Ride never rode a space shuttle. As if Madame C.J. Walker...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:31 AM
It would be a political junkie’s dream: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz versus former U.S. Rep. Allen West for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016.
Voters would have a clear contest since the longtime political foes don’t see eye-to-...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:45 AM
“Reckless” was the talking point word of the day Monday as South Florida Democrats sought to turn up the heat on Republicans, blaming the party’s tea party faction for the partial government shutdown and attempting to show how people are...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:01 PM
While Congress had its full dysfunction mode on display this week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s book, “For the Next Generation: A Wake-up Call to Solving Our Nation’s Problems,” hit bookstores.
The Weston Democrat, who is...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:29 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's first black person to hold that post, urged NAACP members convening in Orlando on Tuesday to help overturn stand-your-ground laws that "senselessly expand the concept of self-defense."
The law was expected...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
During an interview Friday with the Sun Sentinel editorial board, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman was asked about a top local economic issue, Port Everglades, and the top state political issue, the 2014 race for Florida governor....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat whose district includes part of South Broward, collected Tuesday on Wasserman Schultz’s bet on the Miami Heat.
She wagered with U.S. Rep. Joaquin...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that Washington’s October of dysfunction was “incredibly challenging, difficult, divisive [and polarized.”
But that’s not all. “I could keep going,” she said, adding...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Friday that the embattled mayor of San Diego should resign.
Bob Filner, the Democratic major of the nation’s eighth largest city, is an...