Since 2013, he has served as a member of the Italian Parliament of the Republic. She was elected as the leader of the Multinominal Electoral College, Abruzzo, to the Chamber of Duties in 2018.
She was the secretary of the Italian Communist Youth Foundation from 1985 to 1989 after attending the Domenico Cotugno grammar school.
From 2004 to 2010, she served as the President of the Province of L'Aquila.
Since 2014, she has been engaged to Simone Coccia Colaiuta, a contestant on the 15th season of Big Brother Italy. She is the mother of one child from a previous marriage.
She shared a selfie with Movie Actor George Clooney on a visit to her area in June 2018.