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Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi has represented California's Eighth District in the United States House of Representatives since 1987. She was elected speaker of the House of Representatives on Jan. 4, 2007. Nancy Pelosi's father, Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., served as Baltimore's mayor for 12 years after representing the city for five terms in Congress. Nancy Pelosi's brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III, also served as mayor of Baltimore. Nancy Pelosi graduated from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., in 1962.
Nancy Pelosi has represented California's Eighth District in the United States House of Representatives since 1987. She was elected speaker of the House of Representatives on Jan. 4, 2007. Nancy Pelosi's father, Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., served as Baltimore's mayor for 12 years after representing the city for five terms in Congress. Nancy Pelosi's brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III, also served as mayor of Baltimore. Nancy Pelosi graduated from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., in 1962. « Show less

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  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • Secret Service chief out; multiple probes of security lapses loom

    WASHINGTON Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday amid mounting congressional criticism and as new revelations of agency lapses convinced President Barack Obama it was time for new leadership. Joseph Clancy, a former special agent in...
  • Poll: Public backing grows for Obama's actions against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON Americans overwhelmingly back U.S. airstrikes against terrorists in Syria and are increasingly supportive of President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. But that approval and confidence appears...
  • Pelosi says debate, vote should be held on military authorization

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reiterated her enthusiasm at a Wednesday morning news conference for Congress to debate and ultimately vote on an Authorization for Use of Military Force to further combat the Islamic State terrorist group....
  • Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections

    The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing. But that's not quite right. The problem is...
  • Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up

    Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up
    As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests. On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...
  • U.S. senator says no place for violence in NFL

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women of the U.S. Senate have taken notice and will speak up about how the National Football League has handled domestic abuse cases involving its players, a leading lawmaker said on Sunday. Several recent cases involving NFL...
  • Holder's resignation gives Senate Democrats chance to confirm successor

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s resignation shocked and saddened some of his supporters but had Republicans cheering. He will serve until his successor is confirmed. By announcing his resignation now, Holder gives President Barack...
  • Affordable Care Act lies [Commentary]

    Affordable Care Act lies [Commentary]
    The man-made catastrophe known as the "Affordable Care Act" and "Obamacare" still lurks. And nobody should interpret the absence of daily negative headlines as a sign the law's myriad problems have been rectified, or that there is substance to Harry Reid'...
  • Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'

    Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Monday that people need to realize all the implications of the U.S. move to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of the strategy to combat the Islamic State known as ISIL. “Nobody should be fooled. We are now in a...
  • Congress in no rush to return for war authorization

    WASHINGTON The United States has begun a bombing campaign in Syria, but don't bet on Congress returning to Washington to vote on a new war authorization anytime soon. Shortly after airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria started, some lawmakers...