Honorable Nancy Pelosi
United States Representative, California, Democrat
Representative Pelosi, of the Eighth District of California, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1987. She was Northern Chair of the California Democratic Party from 1977 to 1981 and State Chair from 1981 to 1983. From 1985 to 1987, she served as Finance Chair for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. She is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The following is from the July 30, 2008, House floor debate on H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. On July 30, the House passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, H.R….