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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Calls for Immigration Equality: VIDEO


Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke at an Immigration Equality fundraiser in Washington, D.C. yesterday and spoke about the issues same-sex binational couples face under DOMA, reports Michael Lavers at Boy in Bushwick.

Adds Lavers:

Following her speech, Wasserman Schultz conceded that she is not confident that UAFA would become law before the end of this Congress. She also blasted Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain for asserting that homosexuality is a choice during his appearance on "The View" earlier in the day.

Watch Wasserman Schultz's speech, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Chair DNC

SchultzRep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) has been selected as the new chair of the DNC:

"President Obama selected Ms. Wasserman Schultz as his choice to succeed Tim Kaine, who announced earlier Tuesday that he intended to run for Senate in Virginia. The decision was being discussed in a conference call with members of the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday evening, officials said, and was expected to be announced soon. She would be the first woman to serve as the permanent head of the committee...Ms. Wasserman Schultz, 44, is known for her strong fund-raising abilities, party officials said, and would become one of the few high-profile woman surrogates on television for the president. She first gained national attention during the Florida recount in 2000, when she was a state legislator, and has been a rising figure in the party over the last decade."


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