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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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  • Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline

    Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. The funding fight is shaping up as a major partisan brawl against...
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. The funding fight is shaping up as a major partisan brawl against...
  • Obamacare decision: Lawyers doing what lawyers do

    Obamacare decision: Lawyers doing what lawyers do
    To the editor: I was startled to read the opinion piece by David B. Rivkin Jr. and Elizabeth Price Foley on King vs. Burwell. (“A terrible precedent,” Opinion, June 29) Clearly there are some good arguments pro and con, and a literalist...
  • Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes

    Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets independent commissions, not legislatures, draw those lines. But Republicans say Monday's 5-4 decision upholding...
  • McConnell: New trade deal triumph despite partisan divide

    The brief alliance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with President Barack Obama to pass trade legislation last week marked a triumph amid divided government, McConnell said Monday, and he offered to work together across partisan lines to shore up...
  • Mitch McConnell's productivity bodes well for his legacy

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: Even now, at the remove of mere days, the historic nature of last week's events in Washington is clear. Yet to be decided is what role they will play in shaping the legacy of one of the...
  • The Latest: Hospital stocks rise in response to court ruling

    The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Eastern) ___ 2 p.m. Investors in hospital stocks are rejoicing now that the Supreme Court has eliminated the prospect of a sudden influx of...
  • Supreme Court upholds health care subsidies

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's signature health care law has survived its second life-or-death challenge, with a Supreme Court ruling that polishes his legacy and caps a huge week for the White House. In a 6-3 decision Thursday, the court ruled...
  • How one House Democrat helped save trade for Obama

    WASHINGTON At midday Thursday, there was a gathering in Majority Whip Steve Scalise's members' lounge off Statuary Hall to toast House passage of Trade Adjustment Assistance, the last piece of a legislative package giving Trade Promotion Authority to...
  • Quotes on historic Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

    Some comments on Friday's historic Supreme Court ruling that gives same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states: ___ "From this day forward, it will simply be 'marriage.'''— Lead plaintiff Jim Obergefell. __ "I'm trying to breathe. ......
  • House completes Obama's trade items as Pacific pact looms

    The Republican-led Congress rounded out President Barack Obama's trade package Thursday, overwhelmingly passing a worker training program just weeks after it was stymied. The House voted 286 to 138 to renew the program for workers displaced by...