(JTA) — Rep. Ted Deutch, a Jewish Democratic congressman from Florida, blamed anti-Israel congresspeople in his own party for the recent spike in antisemitism. Speaking at a virtual event with fellow lawmakers on Thursday that addressed recent antisemitism in Florida, Deutch called out “people in the United States who hear that the entire state of Israel is some unacceptable creation,” according to Jewish Insider. He also referenced Democrats who oppose Israel or accuse it of “apartheid,” such as Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush and Ilhan Omar.
Boynton Beach, FLbocaratontribune.com
BOYNTON BEACH, FL – members of the Hadassah Florida Atlantic and Hadassah Broward Region advocacy teams had the opportunity to share the organization’s views on a variety of legislative issues with Congressman Ted Deutch and his District Director – Wendi Lipsich at a virtual Day in the District session on May 10.
Florida StateFort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
If Congress does anything about the maelstrom of accusations surrounding north Florida U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, it will come from the House Ethics Committee, which is chaired by South Florida U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that the Gaetz situation is a matter for the...
Fort Lauderdale, FLPosted byCBS Miami
The shooting in Boulder comes a little more than three years since the tragedy in Parkland, and the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting before that. There have been calls for major gun reform each time. Yet, little has changed.
Congress & CourtsPosted byFloridaDaily
Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill.. to bring out the “Climate Change Resiliency Fund for America Act.”. Deutch’s office explained some of the details of the bill. “The bill would authorize the U.S. Department of Treasury to issue from...
Florida StatePalm Beach Interactive
A day after Vice President Kamala Harris touted the the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan in Jacksonville, a new Biden Cabinet member joined Congressman Ted Deutch and Florida grassroots advocates to highlight the plan's boost for health care coverage. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, who has been at his...
The latest round of federal stimulus money during COVID-19 has already sent payments of $1,400 into bank accounts. President Joe Biden signed the plan into law earlier this month but the full $1.9 trillion American Rescue Package contains much more than those payments. You turn to WLRN for reporting you...
(JTA) — Gabby Deutch, the daughter of Florida Rep. Ted Deutch, is now a full-time Washington correspondent for Jewish Insider, the site announced last week. The elder Deutch, who represents a southeast Florida district that includes Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, is a leading voice on issues of Jewish concern in the Democratic caucus.
Broward County, FLFort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
“This isn’t how I expected to feel three weeks into the Biden presidency.”. A seven-term congressional Democrat who represents Boca Raton, West Boca and northwest Broward County in the House, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch had been preparing for exhilaration after the departure of Donald Trump. Instead, Deutch had spent six...
Rep. Ted Deutch Says Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘Peddles Conspiracy Theories That Radicalize People Online’ In Push Strip Her Of Committee Assignments
Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has been in office for 33 days. But she may be removed from the House after her constituents and many others say she spread dangerous conspiracy theories, and even threatened some high-ranking Democrats.
Parkland, FLPalm Beach Interactive
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch of Boca Raton on Tuesday blasted a congresswoman and QAnon conspiracy theorist for a 2018 Facebook post denying 17 people were murdered by a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Deutch represents the district that includes Parkland as well as southern Palm Beach...
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – This week’s chaos at The Capitol is under layers of investigation. The bloodshed and trashing the symbolic and literal halls of US democracy came with a call to disrupt Congress as it moved to certify the Electoral College results. 147 members of Congress, all Republicans, voted...
Parkland, FLPosted byParkland Talk
Congressman Ted Deutch and Parkland Mayor Rich Walker will be featured during a virtual networking breakfast with the Parkland Chamber of Commerce. Held on Wednesday, January 13, at 8:30 a.m., Congressman Deutch will discuss the impact on the state as vaccinations take place and more residents are out and about.
West Palm Beach, FLcw34.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS 12) — Many elected officials have called on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office followingWednesday's protests in Washington D.C.. Rep. Ted Deutch, who represents Florida's 22nd congressional district, has signed a letter with 19 other representatives that...
Palm Beach County, FLwflx.com
A top South Florida lawmaker says "terrorists" are behind a deadly breach at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Speaking to WPTV while locked down in his office at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Florida, said he wasn't surprised the violence escalated so quickly.
Florida StatePosted byTalk Media
While I am hopeful for a healthier 2021 now that COVID-19 vaccinations are being distributed in South Florida, I know many are frustrated with how distribution has gone so far. I share your frustrations and have been pressing state and local officials to make public a comprehensive vaccine plan. While...
Congress & CourtsPosted byParkland Talk
From U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) Today I voted in favor of legislation to deliver desperately needed help to Americans struggling under the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. With the tragic number of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths rising across the nation, this legislation provides billions of dollars to help slow the spread of this virus and to accelerate equitable vaccine distribution that will finally bring this public health crisis to an end.