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Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power / Susan Page.

Page, Susan, 1951- (author.).

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Milford Public Library 328.73 P (Text to phone) 34013150219783 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 08/05/2021

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-424) and index.
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Introduction: A change of plans -- Tommy the Elder and Big Nancy -- Welcome to America -- Little Nancy and the favor file -- Scandal -- A view of the Capitol -- "Proper preparation prevents poor performance" -- Runaway -- Sala -- Earthquake -- "I don't think these boys know how to win" -- War -- Leader -- Meltdown -- PelosiCare -- Back in the wilderness -- Pelosi v. Trump: round one -- The Speaker and the squad -- "You have come into my wheelhouse" -- The coronavirus campaign -- Epilogue: The lessons of power.
Summary, etc.:
Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi didn't begin running for office until she was forty-six years old, her five children mostly out of the nest. Since then she has lived on the cutting edge of the revolution in both women's roles and in the nation's movement to a fiercer and more polarized politics. She has been a crucial friend or formidable foe to U.S. presidents, a master legislator, and an indefatigable political warrior. When Donald Trump was elected to the White House, Pelosi became the Democratic counterpart best able to stand up to the disruptive president and to get under his skin. The battle between Trump and Pelosi, chronicled in this book with behind-the-scenes details and revelations, stands to be the titanic political struggle of our time. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Pelosi, Nancy, 1940-
United States. Congress. House > Speakers > Biography.
Women legislators > United States > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1989-
Genre: Biographies.

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