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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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  • Dispute over trade highlights turmoil among House Democrats

    Congress' upheaval over trade has exposed turmoil within a House Democratic caucus that's grown smaller and more liberal in recent years as moderates have been ousted in successive election bloodlettings. Those who remain must answer to ideologically...
  • Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade

    In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party. The measure to strengthen Obama's hand...
  • 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...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Meryl Streep asks Congress to revive ERA

    No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars for acting. So maybe it's conceivable that Streep's letter Tuesday to each member of Congress can somehow revive the Equal...
  • Congress approves assistance for workers who lose jobs to trade

    Congress gave final approval Thursday to a program that provides funds for retraining workers who lose their jobs to overseas trade, a key component of President Obama's trade agenda. The Trade Adjustment Assistance bill, which is now on its way to...
  • 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...
  • Obama, Clinton mining state's gold, not voters

    Obama, Clinton mining state's gold, not voters
    Last week proved anew just how convincingly California has become the place where politicians go to rich people's homes to talk about the lives of less-fortunate people they rarely meet. President Obama crossed into Southern California airspace on...
  • Senate grants Obama big win with fast track trade authority

     Senate grants Obama big win with fast track trade authority
    In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party. The measure to strengthen Obama's...
  • House Republican Meadows loses chairmanship following trade vote

    WASHINGTON A fourth U.S. House Republican has been punished by party leaders after siding against them on a preliminary vote on President Barack Obama's fast-track trade legislation. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina was removed as chairman of a...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats
    President Obama stood in a posh home overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge one night last week, ticking off Democratic achievements during his time in office before lightheartedly noting recent turbulence within the party. Among those in his audience at...