Nancy Pelosi Annie, Bella, & Jen
Why is Nancy Pelosi Important? <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi is the first female to be selected as the Democratic Leader and Speake...
Background Information <ul><li>Birth name:Nancy D’Alesandro </li></ul><ul><li>Born: March 26, 1940 </li></ul><ul><li>Bi...
Education Information <ul><li>Graduated a BA, Trinity College, which is now called Trinity Washington University Washingto...
Family <ul><li>Father served in congress/as mayor of Baltimore for 12 years </li></ul><ul><li>Mother is a famous filmmake...
Nancy’s Children Alexandra Pelosi Paul Pelosi Christine Pelosi Jacqueline Pelosi Nancy Corrine Pelosi
Political Journey <ul><li>First volunteered for Democratic Party </li></ul><ul><li>Became CA rep in Dem. National Committ...
Other Policitical Postions <ul><li>Senior member of House Appropriations Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Created Housing Oppor...
Published Book <ul><li>In 2008, Nancy Pelosi along with Amy Hill Hearth released a book called “Know Your Power: A Message...
Forbes Magazine <ul><li>On August 28, 2008, Nancy Pelosi was voted number 35 out of 100 most powerful women in the world. ...
Pelosi’s Voting Platform
Abortion: <ul><li>Pro-stem cell research, human cloning research </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-choice stance/voting record </li></...
Civil Rights: <ul><li>Advocate of women's rights </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy is against preferential treatment for minorities ...
Crime: <ul><li>Pelosi wants to replace death penalty with life imprisonment </li></ul><ul><li>She wants to make appeals on...
Education: <ul><li>There should be money for grants in black/hispanic colleges </li></ul><ul><li>It should be requires sta...
Homeland Security: <ul><li>Require warrants for wiretapping </li></ul><ul><li>She doesn't encourage military action (ie, c...
Drugs: <ul><li>No military border patrols against drugs/terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>She feels that there is a need to prot...
Energy/Oil: <ul><li>Taxes should be raised for energy conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Her view on the ANWR is that the dril...
Tax Reform: <ul><li>Considered a &quot;big spender&quot; in tax voting </li></ul><ul><li>Supports progressive taxation </l...
Health Care: <ul><li>Nancy wants to &quot;make healthcare a right, not a privilege&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Health care sho...
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Nancy Pelosi

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  • 1. Nancy Pelosi Annie, Bella, & Jen
  • 2. Why is Nancy Pelosi Important? <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi is the first female to be selected as the Democratic Leader and Speaker of the House of Representatives ever in the history of the U.S Congress </li></ul>
  • 3. Background Information <ul><li>Birth name:Nancy D’Alesandro </li></ul><ul><li>Born: March 26, 1940 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Baltimore, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Hometown: San Franciso, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Party: Democratic </li></ul><ul><li>Only daughter out of 5 siblings </li></ul>
  • 4. Education Information <ul><li>Graduated a BA, Trinity College, which is now called Trinity Washington University Washington, D.C. (Class of 1962) </li></ul>
  • 5. Family <ul><li>Father served in congress/as mayor of Baltimore for 12 years </li></ul><ul><li>Mother is a famous filmmaker of documentaries </li></ul><ul><li>Brother served as mayor of Baltimore </li></ul><ul><li>Married to a businessman named Paul Pelosi and has 5 children and 8 grandchildren </li></ul>
  • 6. Nancy’s Children Alexandra Pelosi Paul Pelosi Christine Pelosi Jacqueline Pelosi Nancy Corrine Pelosi
  • 7. Political Journey <ul><li>First volunteered for Democratic Party </li></ul><ul><li>Became CA rep in Dem. National Committee (1976-1996) </li></ul><ul><li>House Representative for CA 8th District (1987) </li></ul><ul><li>First Woman as Democratic Leader of the House (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>First woman as Speaker of the House (2007) </li></ul>
  • 8. Other Policitical Postions <ul><li>Senior member of House Appropriations Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Created Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Member of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (10 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking Democrat (2 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ethics) </li></ul><ul><li>Banking and Financial Services Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional working Group on China </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Committee of Democratic Study Group </li></ul>
  • 9. Published Book <ul><li>In 2008, Nancy Pelosi along with Amy Hill Hearth released a book called “Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters.” </li></ul>
  • 10. Forbes Magazine <ul><li>On August 28, 2008, Nancy Pelosi was voted number 35 out of 100 most powerful women in the world. </li></ul>
  • 11. Pelosi’s Voting Platform
  • 12. Abortion: <ul><li>Pro-stem cell research, human cloning research </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-choice stance/voting record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most of her votes are pro-choice </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Civil Rights: <ul><li>Advocate of women's rights </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy is against preferential treatment for minorities </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-civil rights </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-gay rights </li></ul>Jobs: <ul><li>Pro-union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This means that she is for unions, groups of employees formed together to negotiate for what they want </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Crime: <ul><li>Pelosi wants to replace death penalty with life imprisonment </li></ul><ul><li>She wants to make appeals on death penalty easier </li></ul><ul><li>There should be more funding/strict sentencing for hate crimes </li></ul><ul><li>DNA is required for execution </li></ul>
  • 15. Education: <ul><li>There should be money for grants in black/hispanic colleges </li></ul><ul><li>It should be requires state testing </li></ul><ul><li>She desires to reduce class sizes </li></ul>
  • 16. Homeland Security: <ul><li>Require warrants for wiretapping </li></ul><ul><li>She doesn't encourage military action (ie, commercial airlines carrying guns) </li></ul>Immigration: <ul><li>Immigration restrictions should be loosen </li></ul>
  • 17. Drugs: <ul><li>No military border patrols against drugs/terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>She feels that there is a need to protect federal employees against random drug tests </li></ul><ul><li>She wants to legalize medical marijuana </li></ul>
  • 18. Energy/Oil: <ul><li>Taxes should be raised for energy conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Her view on the ANWR is that the drilling in the ANWR should be prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>She against Bush's energy plans </li></ul>
  • 19. Tax Reform: <ul><li>Considered a &quot;big spender&quot; in tax voting </li></ul><ul><li>Supports progressive taxation </li></ul>War/Peace: <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi’s view on war is that she wants to pull troops out of Iraq. </li></ul>Principles/Values: <ul><li>Support church-state separation </li></ul><ul><li>Priorities: prosperity, opportunity, security </li></ul>
  • 20. Health Care: <ul><li>Nancy wants to &quot;make healthcare a right, not a privilege&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Health care should be made so that it include more people, easier access </li></ul><ul><li>There should be more funding for women/family coverage </li></ul>

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