Politics

Wasserman Schultz In the Hall, But Inconspicuous

Florida congresswoman forced from her DNC chairmanship by email scandal

Debbie Wasserman Schultz kept a low profile at the Democratic convention, including her appearance at Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech. (Photo By Bill Clark CQ Roll Call)

Debbie Wasserman Schultz was persona non grata on the stage of the Democratic convention, but there she was in the hall on Thursday night as Hillary Clinton accepted the party’s presidential nomination.  

Wasserman Schultz was due to hang up her title as Democratic National Committee chair once Clinton was done speaking, forced from her perch by scandal over leaked DNC emails purporting to undercut the campaign of Clinton rival Bernie Sanders.  

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The Florida congresswoman sat in the crowd at the Philadelphia arena, maintaining a low profile since announcing on Sunday that she would step down as the DNC’s top official.

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