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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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  • Democrats escape cold, spend part of recess in Cuba

    WASHINGTON Democrats from both sides of the Capitol have been spending parts of their Presidents Day recess in Cuba as relations between the communist nation and the United States begin to thaw. The trips weren't designed to be a means of avoiding the...
  • Pelosi leads House Democrats visiting Cuba

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of Democrats from her chamber on a visit to Cuba on Tuesday that her office said was aimed at further improving U.S. relations with the island nation. Pelosi, D-Calif., and eight other Democrats were...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: No Friday votes yet under GOP Senate

    Meet the new Senate schedule: same as the old Senate schedule. When Republicans routed Democrats in November's midterm elections, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell promised there would be changes in how the Senate functioned. More open debate,...
  • Boehner says Obama military force proposal needs toughening

    Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to toughen President Barack Obama's day-old legislation to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warned, "It's going to be hard" to find common ground....
  • Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge

    Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge
    Think you know a lot about the news? Maybe you know nothing about the news. Either way, this column will work out well for you. It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style. This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as: A) One of...
  • Obama asks Congress to back fight against Islamic State, but is vague on limits

    President Obama formally asked Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State, seeking to put lawmakers on record in support of a Middle East conflict that seems likely to intensify in coming months and last beyond the end of his time...
  • Obama asks fresh, limited war powers, vows that Islamic State group 'is going to lose'

    Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
  • Barry Goldwater statue unveiled in US Capitol's National Statuary Hall

    Congressional leaders and members of Arizona's delegation unveiled a statue honoring the late Sen. Barry Goldwater in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. House Speaker John Boehner, Sen. John McCain and members of the Goldwater family were on hand in the...
  • Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'

    Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'
    Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
  • Summary of recent Tennessee newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Feb. 11 News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee, on Gov. Haslam's budget: Gov. Bill Haslam advocates giving a boost to K-12 and higher education funding in the $33.3 billion spending plan submitted to the...
  • Lawmakers push longshot bid to rewrite Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner fell short in his 2014 efforts to convince GOP leadership to take up his Voting Rights Amendment Act, but the Wisconsin Republican is ready to take another stab at passing a rewrite of the historic law. But there's...