VIDEO: Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed by crowd at Florida delegation breakfast

- (AP) - Furious protesters nearly drowned out Debbie Wasserman Schultz' speech to her home state delegation Monday, crowding the stage and screaming, "You're ruining our democracy!"

A row of police officers stood between the stage and the protesters as the Florida congresswoman, who is up for re-election, finished her speech. Several of her supporters stood on chairs and waved T-shirts bearing her name, whole some yelled at the Sanders' supporters to step back or sit down.

The Sanders' supporters held paper signs that said "E-mails" on one side and "Thanks for the 'help' Debbie," on the other.

Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she would step down from the party chairmanship after the convention this week. She was pressured to resign after hacked emails revealed the DNC may have favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during the party's presidential primaries.

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