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Nancy Pelosi to be 2010 Convocation Speaker!

01/25/2010

The Class of 2010 Convocation Committee has announced that this year’s Convocation speaker will be Nancy Pelosi!

Quick Facts:

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.

Source: http://www.house.gov/pelosi/biography/bio.html

Cornell Convocation is brought to you by your student run Convocation Committee and is sponsored by the Student Assembly and Cornell University.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. 02/06/2010 1:05 pm

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  2. 02/25/2010 2:20 pm

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