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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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  • Vote out Democrats because of immigration [Letter]

    Vote out Democrats because of immigration [Letter]
    I see in The Sun that President Barack Obama says, "Don't send children here illegally." Ha! But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, in an interview, seems to say we should provide "opportunities" for these poor kids. So who is right ("A call for...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Shortage of functioning brain cells in Washington

    WASHINGTON Here's the situation as it now stands in this capital of the Western world, if it still is. The president has had his knuckles rapped by the Supreme Court, which unanimously ruled that he couldn't get away with making recess appointments...
  • Obama's bid to deport children complicates immigration reform effort

    Obama's bid to deport children complicates immigration reform effort
    President Obama's surprise request that Congress give him authority to quickly deport thousands of Central American children illegally crossing the border is likely to renew the on-again, off-again immigration reform debate that many Republicans had hoped...
  • Bay Area officials approve suicide-prevention nets for Golden Gate Bridge

    Bay Area officials approve suicide-prevention nets for Golden Gate Bridge
    Bay Area officials approved a $76-million package Friday to fund suicide-prevention nets that will extend 20 feet on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, handing a victory to advocates who have long pushed to hem in the 1.7-mile-long span against...
  • Pelosi visits border facility, says immigration reform unlikely

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said she isn't hopeful that immigration reform will pass after she visited a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas, on Saturday. Pelosi and three other Democratic members of the House -- Filemon...
  • Revisionist history prevails on Iraq invasion

    So who lost Iraq? The blame game mostly fingers incompetent Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Or is Barack Obama culpable for pulling out all American troops monitoring the success of the 2007-08 surge? Some still blame George W. Bush for going into...
  • A US-Iran alliance on Iraq? Is the enemy of our enemy our friend?

    WASHINGTON The United States considers Iran a top state sponsor of terrorism, a budding nuclear threat and a meddlesome supporter of President Bashar Assad's regime in civil war-torn Syria. But those negatives apparently aren't enough to prevent...
  • Speaker Boehner says he will file suit over Obama's job performance

    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday threatened to file a lawsuit against President Obama later this year for "not faithfully executing" the nation's laws, a new escalation in a Republican campaign against what it views as presidential...
  • Congressional leadership awkwardly hold hands, sing

    Congressional leadership awkwardly hold hands, sing
    Somewhere, somehow, there's at least one person who thought it would be a good idea for the Congressional leadership of two opposing parties to hold publicly hold hands. And sing. At at ceremony Tuesday to posthumously award the Congressional Gold...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California budget after smooth process

    Bringing a swift end to a low-key budget process, Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's new $156.3-billion spending plan on Friday. He made almost no vetoes when approving the budget, which expands preschool to more poor children, increases welfare...
  • Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'

    Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s new $156.3-billion budget on Friday, ensuring a permanent source of state funding for construction of the bullet train he has championed. The budget, which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...