Wasserman Schultz gets emotional about her breast cancer during convention speech

“So when President Obama passed healthcare reform, it was personal! And when Gov. Romney says he would repeal ObamaCare and put insurance companies back in charge of a woman's health, that's personal too,” Wasserman Schultz said. “When he tries to take us back to the days when insurers could charge us more just for being a woman or deny coverage to breast cancer survivors like me, that's personal. When he tries to take away a woman's control over decisions that affect her health and reproductive choices and family, that's personal.”

She said the Romney-Ryan plan is "unacceptable."

“And what Gov. Romney and Congressman [Paul] Ryan won't admit is that their plan would require current seniors to pay, on average, $600 more each year for prescription drugs,” Wasserman Schultz said. “And the Romney-Ryan plan would replace the guarantee of Medicare with a voucher that wouldn't keep up with costs.

"Congressman Ryan says that he wants Medicare to be around for his grandkids," she continued. "Well, if that's the case, he had better vote for Barack Obama!”