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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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  • Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign

    Embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of tax evasion, but said he would not resign his seat. In a Brooklyn courtroom before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen,  Grimm admitted to aiding in the filing of a...
  • GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake

    GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake
    In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago. “It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
  • Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress

    Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress
    When it convenes Jan. 6, the Republican-controlled 114th Congress will bring a wave of reinforcements to enhance the clout of President Obama's antagonists. But it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for two years of continuing conflict...
  • Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear

    Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear
    As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
  • 2016 beckons women into politics

    2016 beckons women into politics
    Come January, the U.S. House and Senate will have 104 women members. On the surface, that is a huge accomplishment. It has taken women nearly 100 years — since 1916, when Montana elected Republican Jeannette Rankin to the House — to...
  • Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo

    Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo
    Mourners lined up Monday to pay their respects to the late Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who built a political career on his eloquent advocacy for the common man. Dignitaries in attendance included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...
  • Hundreds wait in line to pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died last week

    Hundreds of mourners waited outside a funeral home Monday in a line that stretched more than a block to pay their respects to former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died just hours after his son was sworn in for his second term. Vice President Joe Biden...
  • Democratic heavy-hitters expected at Mario Cuomo's funeral Tuesday

    The standard bearers of the Democratic Party are joining family and friends for a final goodbye to one of their champions, former three-term New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who left a progressive legacy of speaking out for the voiceless and powerless. Cuomo's...
  • Newhouse goes to work as Washington state's newest congressman

    WASHINGTON Joining 57 other freshmen in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse took the oath of office on Tuesday, becoming Washington state's newest congressman and already showing signs of mastering the lingo of his new...
  • Capitol Hill Californians will push for drought legislation again

    WASHINGTON Another year, another California water fight. This week, as the 114th Congress commences, lawmakers prepare to revive anti-drought proposals that divided the state last year. Tactics and strategies are still being crafted and the outcome is...
  • Boehner survives rebellion by GOP conservatives

    WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday with John Boehner surviving a challenge to his speakership from dissatisfied lawmakers from his own party. While the first day of the new Congress was a celebratory occasion for...