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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Open quoteDo you remember Willy Wonka and Veruca Salt? Well, she's now the Speaker.Close quote

  • of Nebraska, on a defunct defense-bill item that would've provided private jets for members of Congress; he compared House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the spoiled and greedy character in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory for supporting it
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