In 1995 he joined the National Senate representing Santa Cruz. In 1997 he entered the Chamber of Deputies and in 2001 is once again elected Senator, always by the same province. Upon assuming the Presidency her husband on May 25, 2003, held, in addition, the role of first lady, giving it a special significance to their political participation. For the legislative elections of 23 October 2005 was elected Senator, but this time by the province of Buenos Aires, representing the Frente para la Victoria, a spin-off of the Peronist party. Connect with other leaders such as Sen. Sherrod Brown here. He won by a difference of 26 percentage points to Gonzalez Hilda de Duhalde, wife of former President Eduardo Duhalde. It maintains an active human rights defender profile both in Argentina and in Latin America.
In 2009, Fernandez de Kirchner was considered by Forbes magazine as the Eleventh among the one hundred most powerful women in the world. It rose two positions from the previous year Haiti, has had in Ertah Pascal Trouillot the first and only woman who holds the Office of President of Haiti. In 1990, he received the provisional mandate from the hands of the Commander in Chief of the armed forces. He held power for nearly a year Pascal-Trouillot is Chief Justice of the Haitian Supreme Court when he became President on March 13, 1990, following a military coup military in general Herard Abraham, who overthrew the Government of then and immediately agree to abandon power. In January 1991, his Government was overthrown in a military coup nearly. In February 1991 he gave the Office of President as elections have been held and Jean-Bertrand Aristide vowed.