Nancy Pellosi

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Person.png Nancy Pellosi   WebsiteRdf-icon.png
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Born Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro
1940-03-26
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Trinity Washington University
Religion Roman Catholicism
Children • Nancy
• Christine
• Jacqueline
• Paul
• Alexandra
Spouse Paul Pelosi
Member of 9-11/Joint Congressional Inquiry
Party Democratic

Employment.png House Minority Leader

In office
January 3, 2011 - January 3, 2007
Preceded by John Boehner
Succeeded by John Boehner

Employment.png House Minority Leader

In office
January 3, 2003 - January 3, 2007
Succeeded by John Boehner

Employment.png Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
January 4, 2007 - January 3, 2011
Preceded by Dennis Hastert
Succeeded by John Boehner

Employment.png House Minority Whip

In office
January 15, 2002 - January 3, 2003

 

Legal Case

NamePlaintiff(s)Defendant(s)StartEndDescription
Hedges v. ObamaChris Hedges
Daniel Ellsberg
Jenifer Bolen
Noam Chomsky
Alexa O'Brien
Kai Wargalla
Birgitta Jónsdóttir
Barack Obama
Leon Panetta
John McCain
John Boehner
Harry Reid
Nancy Pellosi
John Michael McConnell
Eric Cantor
United States
United States Department of Defense
13 January 201228 April 2014The plaintiffs challenged the 2012 NDAA contending that indefinite detention on "suspicion of providing substantial support" to groups such as al-Qaeda and the Taliban was so vague as to allow unconstitutional, indefininte detention of civilians based on vague allegations. The Court of Appeals struck down an initial agreement, and the US Supreme Court concurred, arguning that the plaintiffs could not prove they would be affected by the law, so had no standing to contest it.


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