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Has Debbie Wasserman Schultz's star stalled?

Politico today suggests the Broward Democrat has "hit a rut," noting that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi passed her over for a prominent House leadership position and that she could lose a position on the House Appropriations Committee.

Wasserman Schultz in the article "insists that she is sanguine about her prospects and her continuing influence in the House.

" 'It’s never been about the title as much as rolling up my sleeves and doing the work. If you put in the time and effort, you get the result,' she said. With the early start to her political career and her continuing eagerness to serve, she has the benefit of time. 'I am 44. ... I am not in a tremendous hurry.' "