Kristina Keneally is a Labor politician, and the current Premier of New South Wales. Born in Las Vegas, Keneally became a naturalized citizen of Australia in 2002. In 2008, Keneally was made the party spokesman for finance. By late 2008 Keneally resigned from the post, citing damaging speculation over her future as the reason. The resignation followed controversies in regards to leaked internal party documents in 2006.