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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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  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
  • Some U.S. House Democrats seek postponement of Netanyahu speech

    WASHINGTON Some U.S. House Democrats are circulating a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone a planned March 3 speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint meeting of Congress. "As members of Congress who support Israel, we...
  • Israel's leader faces pressure at home, from White House to cancel speech to US Congress

    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • Dems angered by Netanyahu's upcoming speech, but hope to limit harm to party, US-Israel ties

    The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations. Democrats simmered...
  • Biden's snub sharpens Israeli debate over Netanyahu's speech to US Congress

    JERUSALEM White House displeasure with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fueled new election bickering on Sunday after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden decided to skip the Israeli leader's contentious speech to Congress and met with his top rival....
  • Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress

    Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress
    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • How 'Frozen' and Hillary Clinton are destroying manly men

    How 'Frozen' and Hillary Clinton are destroying manly men
    I haven’t been feeling my usual manly self lately. I keep messing things up in a clumsily absurd fashion and feel an overwhelming desire to spend time with a large and inordinately expressive reindeer. I wasn’t sure what brought on this...
  • Biden will skip Netanyahu Congress speech along with Obama

    WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden is the latest Democrat to say he'll skip the speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next month to a joint session of Congress. Biden will be traveling internationally when Netanyahu speaks at the...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's bad week could have long-term repercussions

     Rep. Aaron Schock's bad week could have long-term repercussions
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's flamboyance caught up with him this week, when the "Downton Abbey" makeover of his congressional digs metastasized into a case study for disastrous political communications. The new decor triggered an ethics complaint against the...
  • Democrats' boycott of Netanyahu gains

    WASHINGTON The head of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday he will boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled address to a joint session of Congress next month, joining a small band of Democrats skipping the event that could...
  • Lawmakers expect resistance to granting Obama war powers against Islamic State

    Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress will face some resistance in a vote to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants despite international outrage over video of militants beheading their captives and burning one...