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Nancy Pelosi

Posted By John Perazzo On December 14, 2009 @ 2:30 pm In DTN Profiles | No Comments

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Nancy Pelosi has represented California’s Eighth Congressional District (which includes most of San Francisco) in the House of Representatives since 1987…. In January 2007 she became the first female Speaker of the House in American history….

In January 2007, after President Bush announced his plan to increase troop levels in Iraq in an effort to stem the violence there, Pelosi, along with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reidcondemned the plan….

On February 8, 2007, Pelosi appointed Joseph Onek, a senior policy analyst for George Soros‘s Open Society Institute and Open Society Policy Center, to be her Senior Counsel.

In April 2008 Pelosi traveled to Damascus to discuss foreign policy issues with Syrian President Bashar Assad. She made this trip against the wishes of President Bush, who said that it sent “mixed messages” and undermined U.S. policy in the region….

In April 2009, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a non-partisan government watchdog group, named Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as its 2008 “Porkers of the Year” because of what CAGW viewed as their consistent record of fiscal irresponsibility….

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