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Robert Wexler is a Democratic congressman representing South Florida's 19th district, serving his sixth term in the House of Representatives. He has earned a reputation as a straight-forward and articulate legislator who energetically advocates for his constituents. Wexler has been named one of the "50 Most Effective Legislators in Congress," by the influential magazine Congressional Quarterly and was named to the Forward 50 list as one of the most influential leaders in the American Jewish community... Read Robert's full biography

Congressman Wexler sits on three committees: the House Commitee on Foreign Affairs, where he serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe; the House Judiciary Commitee; and the House Committee on Financial Services

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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Steal the Election Once Shame on Me, Steal it Twice . . . I saw it with my own eyes: The Bush and GOP machine stole the 2000 election and the presidency in Florida (not to mention Ohio in 2004) and the results have been catastrophic for our nation and the world.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 10, 2008
Conyers Floats Inherent Contempt for Rove and Pelosi Shifts on Kucinich Impeachment Resolution Capitol Hill is buzzing today with major developments regarding our campaign for impeachment hearings for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Just today, in what could be described as a perfect impeachment storm. After years of work by so many of you, the time appears ripe to finally hold Bush and Cheney accountable.
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Robert Wexler: Iran Resolution Must Change; and OEN helped Rep Wexler reach this Decision! after being interviewed on the Rob Kall radio show, and engaging in a follow-up conversation, Robert Wexler has changed his take on a bill (HR 362) that raised a lot of concerns for OEN readers. His chief of staff confirmed to me that the dialogue that started on my radio show and continued on the pages of OEN played a major role.
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 15, 2008
Rove should be held in contempt of Congress No American is above the law. None of us should be able to ignore Congress without consequence. If Mr. Rove ignores a subpoena from the Judiciary Committee, then the House of Representatives should pass an Inherent Contempt citation and exercise our right to send the House Sergeant-of-Arms to gather Mr. Rove and bring him before Congress to testify.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 9, 2008
Impeachment Update: Video of Wexler's Response to Bush Attorney General The House was correct to hold these renegade White House officials in contempt.Now,we must go further:The House must immediately consider taking the following actions:- Initiating impeachment hearings that would likely break through the reckless claims of executive privilege made by this Administration.-Approve resolution for inherent contempt citation which would give House Sergeant at Arms power to bring them before Congress
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 8, 2008
mpeachment News: Attorney General Would Refuse to Enforce Contempt The power of the subpoena-to call officials before us-is one of the most fundamental safeguards in our system of government.To have it effectively discarded-by virtue of the President instructing Administration officials to ignore a congressional subpoenas and not even appear before Congress- is unprecedented.The idea that the AG would willingly defend this position - is outrageous.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Cheney Impeachment: Wexler Delivers Names to Congress I didn't do it alone: I was armed with nearly 200,000 signatures of support from you and so many others. Please watch the video of this speech and forward it to as many people as possible. I've posted it on the front page of www.WexlerWantsHearings.com
(20 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 27, 2007
Cheney Impeachment - Mainstream Media Wakes Up
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Already 100,000 voices for Impeachment Hearings for VP Cheney I can guarantee that your 100,000 voices calling for impeachment hearings will now be heard in Congress. Together, through our new Quarter Million Person Challenge, let's now set a new goal of 250,000 Americans signing up to demand action.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 16, 2007
A Case for Impeachment Hearings s Members of the House Judiciary Committee, we strongly believe these important hearings should begin. The issues at hand are too serious to ignore, including credible allegations of abuse of power that if proven may well constitute high crimes and misdemeanors under our constitution.