Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/08/12/Nancy_Pelosi_in_Conversation Nancy Pelosi, California Congresswoman and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, offers advice for women in politics. ----- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks about Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters. When Nancy Pelosi became the first woman speaker of the House, she made history. She gavelled the House to order that day on behalf of all of America's children and said, "We have made history, now let us make progress." Now she continues to inspire women everywhere in this thought-provoking collection of wise words?-her own and those of the important people who played pivotal roles in her journey - Book Passage Since 1987, Nancy Pelosi has represented California's Eighth District in the House of Representatives. The Eighth District includes most of the City of San Francisco, including Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and many of the diverse neighborhoods that make San Francisco a vibrant and prosperous community. Overwhelmingly elected by her colleagues in the fall of 2002 as Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is the first woman in American history to lead a major party in the U.S. Congress. Before being elected leader, she served as House Democratic Whip for one year and was responsible for the party's legislative strategy in the House. On January 4, 2007, Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
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