Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a special request of the United States Capitol Police for her staff members to be treated well during sequester:
"But also just to put in a good word for the frustration that our staff is feeling in the Cannon tunnel," she said. "We're still in the midst of the Spring Break season and the lines are very, very long, and with the closure--again, when we're in session, so not just doors, but magnetometers, having a staff only magnetometer open in the Cannon tunnel as much as possible so there are staff when--particularly when they are walking with us, who can go around them--it would be extremely helpful if you could look at that again and get another mag open as often as possible."
Charlotte DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has caused some headaches for President Obama this week. First, she falsely claimed the Israeli ambassador told her Republicans are "dangerous" for Israel, and then she dishonestly claimed that Philip Klein, that the journalist who had accurately reported her statement, had "deliberately" misquoted her. And, of course, there was also the embarrassing debacle over removing and reinstating the words "God" and "Jerusalem" in the party platform.
Here's video of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose ability to tell the truth has been challenged in recent days, being interviewed by CNN. She insists that "there wasn't any discord" during the now infamous voice vote at the convention today over whether the platform language would include the words "God" and "Jerusalem".
Todd Akin, a six-term congressman and Senate nominee from Missouri, said something stupid and offensive a couple weeks ago. Akin apologized for the comment, and was nonetheless promptly rebuked by every leading Republican, including the presidential nominee. GOP leaders announced they were cutting off support for his Senate race and launched a concerted effort to persuade him to withdraw.
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz explained to CNN's Anderson Cooper this evening that "it doesn't matter" whether she misrepresented Mitt Romney's views in a recent fundraising email. What matters, according to Wasserman Schultz, is that Romney has different views on abortion than she does:
According to a new ebook released today by Politico writer Glenn Thrush, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a member of Congress from Florida, is the most unpopular of all surrogates for President Obama's reelection campaign. That finding is the product of polling done by the Obama campaign, according to Thrush.
Surprisingly, the two most popular surrogates are Robert Gibbs and Stephanie Cutter.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, has just sent out a fundraising letter criticizing her House colleague Paul Ryan, saying a Vice President Ryan would be a "nightmare" and that "we cannot afford to let this man be a heartbeat away from the presidency." Read the email below: