Who is Barack Obama's choice for Speaker of the House?
It is still Nancy Pelosi.
The President does not choose the Speaker of the House. The House chooses its Speaker.
No, he is not. The Speaker of the House is not from the Executive Branch. Rather, the speaker comes from the Legislative branch in congress, and is chosen by the majority party. When Democrats were in the majority in 2008, the speaker was Nancy Pelosi. In 2010, the Republicans won control of the House and their speaker is John Boehner (pronounced BAY-ner).
If you are referring to the Speaker of the House (the leader of the House of Representatives in Congress), that person comes from whichever party is in the majority. When the Democrats were in the majority in the House, his Speaker was Nancy Pelosi. Now that the Democrats are in the minority party in the House, she is the Leader of the Democrats, but she is no longer the Speaker. The Democrats do control the…
Barack Obama is happily married to his wife Michelle, and they have two daughters. After his mother became ill, Barack was raised by his maternal grandparents; he was especially close with his grandmother, who is no longer alive. He is also close with his mother-in-law, who lives with the Obamas at the White House and helps to take care of their children.