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Sun Jul 24, 2016, 04:01 PM Jul 2016

*BREAKING* DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns [View all]

Source: The Washington Post

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns

By Washington Post Staff July 24 at 3:57 PM

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee faced growing pressure to resign in the aftermath of the release of thousands of embarrassing internal email exchanges among Democratic officials. Her resignation takes effect at the end of the Democratic National Convention, which begins Monday.

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/07/24/dnc-chair-debbie-wasserman-schultz-resigns/

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K&R Auggie Jul 2016 #1
Good. Hopefully, Tim Canova will take her House seat, and she can take her rightful place as Chakab Jul 2016 #2
I suspect she'll take Nancy Pelosi's seat before Tim Canova takes hers. nt MADem Jul 2016 #6
I really doubt that OwlinAZ Jul 2016 #121
What does that mean-- "sounds par for the course?" nt MADem Jul 2016 #139
HA! As if. She's done. Roland99 Jul 2016 #129
They said that about Joe Biden when he was bagged for ripping off Neil Kinnock. MADem Jul 2016 #136
On K Street. Pushing Pay Day Loans Roland99 Jul 2016 #138
No--in the HOUSE. Her peers, who vote on who gets leadership positions. nt MADem Jul 2016 #142
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #3
I see what you did there! NWCorona Jul 2016 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author markj757 Jul 2016 #5
Elect D Tim to US Congress FL-23 DONATE HERE! Omaha Steve Jul 2016 #9
+ 1 red dog 1 Jul 2016 #58
He opposes the Iran Nuclear deal BainsBane Jul 2016 #94
I oppose DWS joining the GOP & supporting pay days loans and attacking Senator Warren's work Omaha Steve Jul 2016 #97
"I support the full implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement." - Tim Canova bananas Jul 2016 #119
I didn't care for the way DWS was running the DNC. We're better off without her. Auggie Jul 2016 #11
Used to like her. A LOT. calimary Jul 2016 #130
I still like her--she's the family breadwinner and she was battling breast cancer. MADem Jul 2016 #137
Reporting news isn't cannabis_flower Jul 2016 #27
+ 1 red dog 1 Jul 2016 #60
Living democratic principles and values is not easy. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #101
Wasserman Shultz is not the type of dem i feel i am nvme Jul 2016 #48
Is DWS actually a Democrat? lastlib Jul 2016 #50
I've wondered the same thing on LuvNewcastle Jul 2016 #55
Her Job Is Done billhicks76 Jul 2016 #68
Good news... Mike Nelson Jul 2016 #7
Now only thing left is for her to lose her re-election notadmblnd Jul 2016 #8
Elect D Tim to US Congress FL-23 DONATE HERE! Omaha Steve Jul 2016 #15
AGREED. Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #86
That's a good way to stand up against the Iran Nuclear deal BainsBane Jul 2016 #95
It's not a personal grudge. She's bad for our brand. Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #96
Oh, "brand," of course BainsBane Jul 2016 #98
"from people"? What people? "you all"- who all? Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #111
Incredible, isn't it? MADem Jul 2016 #140
"I support the full implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement." - Tim Canova bananas Jul 2016 #117
Ben Jealous, former president of the NAACP has just endorsed Hillary Clinton on MSNBC. Chicago1980 Jul 2016 #10
He gave a speech endorsing, and got booed from some idiots in the hall. MADem Jul 2016 #141
Has long as DU allows posts that bash Bernie supporters elmac Jul 2016 #12
Daily Kos is the same OwlinAZ Jul 2016 #122
Ding Dong! Cobalt Violet Jul 2016 #13
Watch out for that door! n/t brewens Jul 2016 #14
One down coyote Jul 2016 #16
Donna Brazile will take over as interim chair. Chicago1980 Jul 2016 #17
Brazile is much the same as DWS OwlinAZ Jul 2016 #123
And there you have it... Ellipsis Jul 2016 #18
Today is not too soon. mahannah Jul 2016 #19
MSNBC is reporting that Donna Brazile will be the interim DNC chair through the election. 4lbs Jul 2016 #20
Isn't she an MSNBC commentator at times? JustABozoOnThisBus Jul 2016 #24
CNN Zen Democrat Jul 2016 #32
That's what I get for mindless channel-changing. JustABozoOnThisBus Jul 2016 #36
That's getting harder to do these days SwankyXomb Jul 2016 #81
Good News here tiredtoo Jul 2016 #21
So sad :( caballojm Jul 2016 #22
She has been a train wreck into a dumpster fire Botany Jul 2016 #23
The party in power usually loses seats during midterms. Chicago1980 Jul 2016 #25
seems those mid term elections are perpetual nvme Jul 2016 #53
Are you kidding? We got absolutely clobbered in the mid-terms! KPN Jul 2016 #120
good riddance. nt hay rick Jul 2016 #26
It was the right thing to do. liberalmuse Jul 2016 #28
Yes - this story needs to burn itself out. n/t Yo_Mama Jul 2016 #93
Too little too late elmac Jul 2016 #29
I'm not an anti-information Democrat. DWS should resign today. Zen Democrat Jul 2016 #40
well luckily du is not the great oz Mary Mac Jul 2016 #77
Strawman argument. emulatorloo Jul 2016 #88
Great to hear. Now she can go back to shilling for the payday loan industry full time. jalan48 Jul 2016 #30
Senator Bernard Sanders was right about all this 6,7,8 months ago. pangaia Jul 2016 #31
True. Have yet to hear from MSNBC and CNN any apology for their complicity OwlinAZ Jul 2016 #125
Never will. pangaia Jul 2016 #131
So, some people got their pound of flesh. leftofcool Jul 2016 #33
Yea they wanted someone's head on a pike. I wouldn't be good enough for some though Ohioblue22 Jul 2016 #128
I hope she is smart enough to stay the hell rateyes Jul 2016 #34
Tragic. a la izquierda Jul 2016 #35
Great! elmac Jul 2016 #37
I think this had to happen. The party needs to put this distraction behind it. totodeinhere Jul 2016 #38
"Distraction" -- now there's a euphemism! KPN Jul 2016 #124
Well excuse me for trying to put the best face on this situation that I can. totodeinhere Jul 2016 #132
Keep in mind it's a distraction of its (DNCs) own making. KPN Jul 2016 #135
Excellent!!! K&R!!! n/t RKP5637 Jul 2016 #39
Good. (nt) Paladin Jul 2016 #41
Okay... FarPoint Jul 2016 #42
Let's not worry about Debbie choie Jul 2016 #43
Not so easy to predict how good her chances are Jemmons Jul 2016 #92
She'll get a big job in the Clinton admin. nm mr_liberal Jul 2016 #44
Yes, (sigh) ... a bigger, better job. Auggie Jul 2016 #54
If that happens I'm gonna be pissssed. PoliticalMalcontent Jul 2016 #75
OK.. coco77 Jul 2016 #45
Julian Asange and Putin win! Loki Jul 2016 #46
Oh Good Grief!!! Chicago1980 Jul 2016 #59
With a user name like that, maybe she's just messing with you. FailureToCommunicate Jul 2016 #65
I am .. coco77 Jul 2016 #90
Excellent news Ruby the Liberal Jul 2016 #47
I don't think she did a good job, either Mister Twilight Jul 2016 #49
12 Governors, 13 Senators, 69 Reps, 913 state seats, and left with 26% of the electorate MisterP Jul 2016 #76
Good rule of thumb. Be less concerned about other what other people do/think. PoliticalMalcontent Jul 2016 #78
I used to like her, what happened over the years? benld74 Jul 2016 #51
Well that's something, at least. Android3.14 Jul 2016 #52
An appropriate step R0ckyRac00n Jul 2016 #56
Didn't President Obama appoint her to that post? stopbush Jul 2016 #57
Wise decision! Equinox Moon Jul 2016 #61
Change happens... CTyankee Jul 2016 #62
Great news kacekwl Jul 2016 #63
It's about time! red dog 1 Jul 2016 #64
Interfering this way with the election process Helen Borg Jul 2016 #66
FINALLY!!! The house drops! backscatter712 Jul 2016 #67
bye! runaway hero Jul 2016 #69
This is SERIES! warrprayer Jul 2016 #70
This sounds like a bad cop and the police union. jalan48 Jul 2016 #71
I'm basically happy about this. lark Jul 2016 #72
Very good news and the acknowledgement of what many here have been saying all along randr Jul 2016 #73
About time ornotna Jul 2016 #74
Let the search for new outrages COMMENCE!!!! JoePhilly Jul 2016 #79
I'm really disappointed DWS hasn't been praised Funtatlaguy Jul 2016 #80
Long overdue Boomer Jul 2016 #82
Good riddance to bad trash. Now, I hope she loses her primary. n/t Still In Wisconsin Jul 2016 #83
I'm a Hillary Supporter but I've never been a big fan of DWS or how she has been running the DNC. Walk away Jul 2016 #84
Thank You runaway hero Jul 2016 #91
Good. She's bad for the brand and her positions- like supporting jail for medical marijuana- are Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #85
Hell yeah! emulatorloo Jul 2016 #87
Mission Accomplished whopis01 Jul 2016 #89
Meh...Historically don't the Chairs usually resign after a Presidential election. The empressof all Jul 2016 #99
Debbie Wasserman Schultz should not be serving in government. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #100
Well Our Candidate doesn't agree with us --She hired her again The empressof all Jul 2016 #103
Oh that's just great. progressoid Jul 2016 #114
Thats for her district to decide. Blue Idaho Jul 2016 #104
Yes and the DNC has these things called rules which she violated. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #105
So says you Blue Idaho Jul 2016 #106
So says I!!! avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #109
You know what they say about opinions... Blue Idaho Jul 2016 #110
Update: It appears the locals are not happy. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #116
Good riddance. Looooong overdue. deutsey Jul 2016 #102
Resignation should be effective immediately. I assume she gets her travel and accommodations paid TryLogic Jul 2016 #107
Finally! It should have happened liberalhistorian Jul 2016 #108
Donna Brazille is just as bad. ozone_man Jul 2016 #112
And don't let the door hit ya where the Good Lord split ya. The Green Manalishi Jul 2016 #113
'Bout flippin' time! Raster Jul 2016 #115
Adios seester. lonestarnot Jul 2016 #118
Too little, too late. She is an embarrassment to the Democratic Party. nt bananas Jul 2016 #126
timing Karen_J Jul 2016 #127
aaaaaaaand..... paparush Jul 2016 #133
Good Bettie Jul 2016 #134
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