Top Democratic lawmaker being targeted by Progressives, again
FeaturedNational Politics

Top Democratic lawmaker being targeted by Progressives, again

694
0
291SHARES

Every two years in South Florida, a few Republican congressional candidates decide that they are the “chosen” ones to defeat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D), and every two years, all of these so-called Messianic Republicans go home with their tails tucked firmly between their tuckus (tushy in Yiddish).

Rep. Wasserman Schultz has been able to easily smackdown all of her recent Republican opponents, and never had a real primary opponent until college professor Tim Canova burst onto the political scene in 2016.

Canova gave Wasserman Schultz a run for her money but in the end lost by 10-points. Canova is running against Wasserman Schultz for the third time, but this time he has company.

Trending: Mucarsel-Powell questions Trump’s hurricane preparedness

Canova is considered a Bernie Sanders socialist Democrat, as is attorney Jen Perelman, who like Canova, is taking Wasserman Schultz to task over her voting history.

take our poll - story continues below

Which Democrat will drop out of the race next?

  • Which Democrat will drop out of the race next?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Floridian Press updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

So who wants to unseat ‘DWS’ as badly as Perelman? Apparently, no one.

“I support a Green New Deal, my opponent, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, does not.”

Perelman, like Canova, is running to the far left of Wasserman Schultz.

Wasserman is considered a very liberal legislator, but does not support the “Medicare for All,’ instead supports improving and expanding the Affordable Care Act. 

Perelman platform lists that she supports two socialist-minded measures, the Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Wasserman Schultz does not.

Perelman also wants reparations to African-Americans, Wasserman Schultz from our research hasn’t openly supported or opposed reparations.

In the end, Perelman and Wasserman Schultz are at opposite ends of the spectrum within the Democratic Party, but what matters campaign cash.

Wasserman Schultz has lots of it, Perelman doesn’t.

291SHARES
Tagged:

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

Screen Shot 2019-11-17 at 9.13.40 PM
Email FeatureEmail FeaturedFeaturedNational Politics
Ilhan Omar accused of “practicing jihad” in America
Controversial Muslim-American Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) has received widespread and [...]
Screen Shot 2018-11-21 at 5.12.43 PM
FeaturedFlorida Politics
Jan Jordan Resigns as Captain of the Broward Sheriff’s Office
Screen Shot 2019-07-23 at 8.01.59 PM
FeaturedMarco RubioNational Politics
Venezuela TPS fails in Senate, Scott and Rubio urge Trump to act
House and Senate Democrats are furious at Senate Republicans, claiming that [...]