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Date of birth : March 26, 1940
Birth Country: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Gender: Female
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Net worth: $58 million
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Nancy Patricia D’Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is the legislator of the U.S. House of Representatives and served as the 52nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. She is the solely girl to be served as the House Speaker and so far is the highest-ranking feminine politician in Yankee history.She is an American politican who is currently the minority leader of the House of Representatives represeting California.

Early Life, Education and Early Career

Pelosi is the youngest of six youngsters of Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr., who was a Democratic Party U.S. legislator from Maryland and a politician of Baltimore and Annunciata M. “Nancy” (née Lombardi). Pelosi’s brother, Thomas D’Alesandro III, conjointly a Democrat, was politician of Baltimore from 1967 to 1971, when he declined to run for a second term.

Pelosi was attached with politics from an early age. She graduated from the Institute of Notre Dame and from Trinity school which is now Trinity Washington University in 1962 with a B.A. in politics. Pelosi interned for legislator Daniel Brewster (D-Maryland) with future House legislator Steny Hoyer. She met Paul Frank Pelosi (b. April 15, 1940, in San Francisco) while she was attending Trinity school. They married in Baltimore at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on September seven, 1963. Once the couple married, they rapt to NY, then to metropolis in 1969.  Ronald Pelosi was a member of the town and County of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors who was Pelosi’s brother.

After moving to metropolis, Pelosi became an exponent of 1 of the leaders of the California Democratic Party, fifth District legislator Phillip Burton. In 1976, Pelosi was elective as a Democratic National member from Golden State, a grip she would hold till 1996. She was elective as party chair for Northern Golden State on Jan thirty, 1977, and for the California Democratic Party, which she commands from 1981 till 1983. Pelosi was appointed Finance Chair of the Democratic legislator Campaign Committee which is the campaign arm of the U.S. Senate Democrats, in 1985. In 1986, Pelosi left her post as DSCC finance chair.

Political Positions

Pelosi was a foundation member of the legislature Progressive Caucus but she left in 2003 as she was elected as a legislator. Her old friend Jim McDermott of Washington told Newsweek that he and different left-leaning Democratic congressmen typically would like that “she would tilt a bit more our way from time to time”. As Speaker, Pelosi has tried to focus additionally on economic than social problems. She visited Hiroshima, Japan on Sept two, 2008, for a G8 summit of lower house speakers and offered flowers in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. She is the highest-ever sitting U.S. official to pay her respects.

On President Bush

In July 2008, 2 days after President George W. Bush explicit that Congress was ineffective and uttered, “This isn’t a record to be happy with, and I suppose the yank individuals merit better”, Pelosi responded by vocation the president “a total failure, losing all quality with the yank individuals on the war, on the economy, on energy, you name the subject” which Congress had been “sweeping up after his mess over and over and over again”.

Personal Life

In 1963 she married Paul Pelosi.  Nancy Corinne, Christine, Jacqueline, Paul, and Alexandra are their children. They also have eight grandchildren. Pelosi lives in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of city.

Nancy Pelosi with her family.
Nancy Pelosi with her family.

According to nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Nancy Pelosi is among the richest members of Congress, with a calculable total price of roughly $58 million, the twelfth highest calculable total price in Congress.

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