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LGBT Rights Advocate Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL) Tapped To Chair Democratic National Committee

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL), who has an stellar record regarding LGBT rights, was today named to head the Democratic National Committee. She will continue to serve in the House and replaces outgoing DNC chair Tim Kaine, who also today announced a Virginia bid for the Senate.

Schultz is a founding member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and in 2007 she voted for ENDA. She supports marriage equality, gay adoption, and unsurprisingly, has a 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign. On Sunday she was named Public Official Star of the Year by the South Florida Pride Center.

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