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Who is the first female Speaker of the House?
Is Nancy pelosi the first women speaker of the house?
Asked in Political Office Holders
What is unique about the position of the speaker of the house?
Asked in US Congress
Who was the first Speaker of the House of Representatives?
Asked in US Constitution, Barack Obama, White House
Who chooses the speaker of the house?
Who was the first speaker of the house of assembly in the Bahamas?
Asked in US Presidents
Why didn't president Taft agree to make Joe Cannon as Speaker of the House?
Who serves as the speaker of the house?
Asked in US Government, US Congress
Which is the first task of the house of representatives after it is called to order?
Does the speaker of the house have a vote in the house?
Who is the first woman in to be speaker of the house and president of the senate?
Who succeeds the speaker of the house in case of death of speaker of the house?
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Who was the first speaker of the house to be elevated to vp then to president?
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Who was the first woman speaker of the house?
Nancy Pelosi. On January 3rd, 2007, Rep. Pelosi became the first woman to rise to the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives. (She was also the first Italian-American to be elected Speaker.) Speaker Pelosi served through early 2011: after the Democrats lost the majority in the 2010 mid-term elections, she became the House Minority Leader.