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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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  • Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations

    Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County lawmaker frequently at the center of Democratic messaging on the economy, will serve as the top campaign fundraiser for House Democrats in the next election. Long viewed as a rising star in the...
  • The real big speech? The pope might visit Congress

    WASHINGTON Hours before he took the podium, whatever President Barack Obama said Tuesday night was getting eclipsed on the Hill by all the excited chatter about the next person likely to speak before a joint meeting of Congress. Expectations are...
  • Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate

    Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate
    Maybe Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, has edged toward a run for the newly open U.S. Senate seat in 2016 for all the reasons he offered last weekend: that Californians are struggling to make ends meet and that the "needs of the people"...
  • Van Hollen's new pitch for Democrats: Middle-class tax cuts

    WASHINGTON As House and Senate Republicans were plotting their legislative agenda in Hershey, Pa., Democrat Chris Van Hollen touted his own populist economic plan Thursday morning at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. Van Hollen's proposal new...
  • Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve

    Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve
    San Francisco's only community college will remain accredited for at least two more years in a reprieve announced Wednesday to keep the institution's doors open for nearly 80,000 students. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
  • Pelosi: GOP effort to defund Obama immigration moves 'frivolous'

    WASHINGTON House Democrats gathered on the steps of the Capitol Tuesday with a group of immigration activists to voice their opposition to a Republican tactic to defund the president's executive actions on immigration. Republicans plan to attach five...
  • Man of the year: Jonathan Gruber

    It's that time of year when the Man/Woman/Representative Figure of the Year is unveiled. Their pictures show up on magazine covers, the front pages of opinion sections and business quarterlies and whatever other publications choose to make a big to-do...
  • Democratic committee assignments less than a zero-sum game

    WASHINGTON The House Democrats undeniably remain the fourth and smallest wheel in the congressional machine. And they're still struggling to apply enough internal political grease to get their pieces of the legislative engine out of neutral. The party...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Looming trade deal could divide Obama, House Democrats

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation that would give him the authority to negotiate a long-sought trade agreement with nearly a dozen countries in the Pacific region. The problem is, a growing number of House Democrats...
  • Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee

    Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He was appointed by House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in a statement cited Schiff’s “impeccable...