Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz (1966-) is a (Democratic U.S. Representative for the 20th Congressional District of Florida, extending from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. She was first elected in 2004, after serving in the state legislature.

She has a significant role in national politics as vice chair of the Democratic National Committee.


Health care

In March 2009, she announced she had breast cancer, and has been a national advocate for education and prevention.

She cosponsored the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act.


Coalitions and caucuses


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, University of Florida, 1988
  • Master’s Degree in Political Science, University of Florida, 199