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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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  • Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.

    Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.
    "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it ...." — Then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, March 9, 2010 . Words to live by: Thou shalt not lie. Especially when thou mess with one-sixth of the U.S. economy. And...
  • Lame-duck Congress faces a full agenda, and many obstacles

    Lame-duck Congress faces a full agenda, and many obstacles
    Congress returns this week to a changed atmosphere after the Republican midterm election sweep — but before any new agenda is launched, old business must be finished. Lawmakers have just four weeks to approve must-pass bills to fund the...
  • House Democrats look for answers, accountability after midterm losses

    WASHINGTON House Democrats came back to work Wednesday still reeling from last week's bruising election results and they're looking for answers about what went wrong. But for many lawmakers, it isn't enough to blame the loss of at least a dozen House...
  • Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?

    Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?
    Like many of you, I watched President Barack Obama's press conference Wednesday to see how he would approach Republicans, and an electorate that just sent him a pretty harsh "Dear John" letter. Like many of you, I was surprised at his approach. Obama...
  • Obama: 'Protect net neutrality' on the Internet

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Monday dove head-first into the heated net neutrality debate, urging the Federal Communications Commission to adopt "the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality" by aggressively regulating Internet service...
  • 'Net neutrality' is latest Obama overreach, GOP says

    After consistently accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his executive authority on issues such as immigration, health care and the environment, Republicans ramped up their rhetoric on another front: the Internet. The GOP criticism came after...
  • Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action

    Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action
    Still dusting himself off after this week's electoral pounding, President Obama hosted triumphant Republicans and vanquished Democrats for lunch Friday, observing an odd Washington tradition: the post-election reconciliation meal.  But what was designed...
  • The Boehner-McConnell relationship: Mutual respect, low drama

    WASHINGTON John A. Boehner and Mitch McConnell have never been best friends. But they aren't enemies, either. Far from it, say staffers and sources who know both lawmakers. The speaker and the Senate's presumptive new majority leader have built, over the...
  • Prop. 45's resounding defeat is a boon for health insurers

    Prop. 45's resounding defeat is a boon for health insurers
    Already a financial bonanza for health insurers, Obamacare paid off for the industry again at the ballot box as Californians soundly rejected a bid to rein in health insurance rates. Even so, the companies still face heat over their ever-increasing...
  • U.S. Rep. Courtney Declares Victory In 2nd House District Race

    U.S. Rep. Courtney Declares Victory In 2nd  House District Race
    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney won a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday in a race against Republican opponent Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh, a New London real estate broker. Speaking before a small crowd of supporters in Norwich about 10:15 p.m.,...
  • Department of Justice defends health care law subsidies

    The Department of Justice and several lawmakers defended President Barack Obama's signature health care law in a federal appeals court Monday, arguing that the statute always intended to provide subsidies for all Americans. In new briefs, lawyers for the...