Tufts University Hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday - Boston News, Weather, Sports

February 23, 2021

February 23, 2021

US spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi will be a virtual guest at Tufts University on Thursday.

The California Democrat, who led the House during one of the most polarized times in US history, is expected to speak about her civil service career, her experience as chairman of a divided house, and “the fight for civil and human rights in the United States.” and all over the world. “

The Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series event will be broadcast live from Tufts University at 5:30 p.m. and hosted by Alan Solomont, Dean of Tisch College and former U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra.

In 2007, Pelosi became the first woman to be elected as Speaker of the US House of Representatives.

She has represented the 12th District of California for the past 34 years and as a speaker helped pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Affordable Care Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

Congressman Richard Neal, who heads the US. The House Ways and Means Committee announced Monday that it expects the entire House to pass a $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 law on relief and economic incentives on Friday.

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