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It seems that Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has been through quite a week. Following the release of Wikileaks emails that show the DNC’s general disdain for Bernie Sanders, Wasserman-Schultz will step down from her role as the chair of the DNC at the end of the convention. In addition, she has minimized her role at the Democratic convention currently happening in Philadelphia.
Now, she faces a new challenge. This time from her primary opponent in Florida, Tim Canova. Canova has begun the process of filing a legal complaint against Wasserman-Schultz claiming that she misappropriated DNC resources to help in her reelection campaign in Florida.
“The Wikileaks emails indicate that Debbie Wasserman Schultz used DNC resources to assist her reelection campaign in violation of federal law,” Canova, a Bernie Sanders backed law professor running in Florida’s 23rd district said according to the Hill.
Marcia Fudge says she was picked 'weeks ago' to chair the Democratic National Convention (video)
PHILADELPHIA—U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge said Monday that she was picked as permanent chair of the Democratic National Convention weeks before Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned.
"I was asked weeks ago. I just kept it quiet," the Warrensville Heights Democrat told reporters at an Ohio Democratic National Convention delegation breakfast.