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Michelle Obama’s Got the Power
Who is the most powerful woman in the world? Once again, according to Forbes Magazine, Germany’s Prime Minister Angela Merkel tops the list. She has been in the top spot for the past four years. At number two is Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair, who has been part of the team handling the U.S. financial crisis and had sometimes clashed with other administration officials.
First Lady Michelle Obama joins the list for the first time at No. 40. Michelle is more powerful than her pal Oprah who is No.41 and both are more powerful than Michelle’s new good friend, Queen Elizabeth who came in at No 42. More powerful than Michelle?
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi who is No. 35 and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at No. 36. More powerful than them — at least according to the business magazine — is philanthropist Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates, who is No.34 and probably also the richest woman on the list.
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