Nancy Pelosi: 'Workers Are People, Too'

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Nancy Pelosi talks with Jane Mayer

Minority report.

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Elected Speaker in 2007, she presided over the House’s passage of comprehensive health-insurance-reform legislation. In January, she became the minority leader, a position she held previously, from 2003 to 2007. She has been a member of the House since 1987 and represents California’s Eighth Congressional District.

Jane Mayer has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1995. Her honors include the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her most recent book is “The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals.