House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be the featured guest next week at a Greenwich fundraiser for Elizabeth Esty, the Democratic candidate for the 5th District congressional seat.

Pelosi, the most powerful Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, is a prodigious fundraiser. Last month, she held 77 fundraisers in five states and in Washington, D.C., raising $7.2 million for Democratic candidates and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

The Esty campaign declined to say who is hosting the fundraiser, saying only that it is in a private residence in Greenwich.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia have helped Esty’s rival, Republican Andrew Roraback, raise campaign cash in the state.

Ana has written about politics and policy in Washington, D.C.. for Gannett, Thompson Reuters and UPI. She was a special correspondent for the Miami Herald, and a regular contributor to The New York TImes, Advertising Age and several other publications. She has also worked in broadcast journalism, for CNN and several local NPR stations. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Journalism.

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