Nancy Pelosi

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August 20, 2022

Nancy Patricia Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is an American politician. She is a Democrat, and she has served in the House of Representatives since she was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1987. . Since 2019 she has again served as Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Life

She is from Baltimore, Maryland. She is descended from Italian immigrants, and her father, Thomas D'Alesandro, was a member of the House of Representatives at the time he was born. Her father served as mayor of Baltimore from 1947 to 1959, and ran for the Maryland state senator, but was defeated. Accordingly, she nurtured her dreams of politics in her own way as Nancy watched her father's election process. She, however, was a Trinity and she gave birth to her children for a while after she graduated from the University of Washington and married Paul Pelosi and stayed with her housewife. Nancy Pelosi lived in New York with her husband, who worked in the financial industry, before moving to her husband's hometown of San Francisco, California. She gave birth to five children and she joined the Democratic Party, where she was active in the San Francisco community, but she was not active in politics and she calmly made connections in the area. In 1987, she was a member of the San Francisco-based U.S. House of Representatives. After the death of Sarah Burton, a woman, she ran for a by-election, where she was easily won in a district with high Democratic support. She has since been elected Pelosi in the elections she holds every two years, where she has an overwhelming 70-80% vote. Building on her career after her entry into the House of Representatives, Pelosi said she was elected Democrat Minority Leader in the House of Representatives in 2001. became the party's general secretary. In 2003 she was elected as the Democratic Representative of the House of Representatives, where she rose to the top Democrat seat in the House, where she confronted the Republican regime. He is known as one of the most progressive lawmakers in the Democratic Party, criticizing President George W. Bush's Iraq war policy and being a Catholic, he actively supported same-sex marriage and abortion. In the 2006 midterm election, when the Iraq war was a big issue, the Democrats added 31 seats, securing a total of 233 seats, overwhelming the Republican Party, which secured 202 seats. As a result, he, the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, has been inaugurated as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since the 110th Session, which began in 2007. The Speaker of the House of Representatives is third in the line of power behind the President and Vice President, making her the highest-ranking woman in the United States. In the 2008 presidential election, she actively supported Barack Obama. She handed over her House of Representatives majority to Republicans in the 2010 midterm elections, leaving her seat as Speaker of the House to Republican John Bayer. Instead, he was re-elected as the Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, and on January 3, 2011, he resigned as Speaker and became the Democratic Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. He was then re-elected as Speaker of the House of Representatives on January 3, 2019, as the Democrats defeated Republicans in the 2018 U.S. House of Representatives elections and regained their majority in the House of Representatives.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nancy Pelosi. (English) Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Official Website (English) Representative Nancy Pelosi | Representing the 8th District of California Archived November 13, 2002 - Wayback Machine California State Assemblyman Nancy Pelosi Official Website (English) Nancy Pelosi - US Congressman