House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will act as a judge on an upcoming episode of TLC's reality show Next Great Baker. HuffPo reports that Pelosi, a noted chocolate fan, will help judge an Italian pastry challenge (as host Buddy Valastro notes in the clip, she's the first Italian-American to serve as speaker of the house). Says Pelosi: "My grandchildren are happy that I'm here. They're so excited." [HuffPo]
by Erin DeJesus
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