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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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  • 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...
  • Michelle Obama's outfit causes a stir in Saudi Arabia

    Michelle Obama's outfit causes a stir in Saudi Arabia
    When President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama landed in Saudi Arabia, all eyes were on the first lady's ensemble. What do you wear to meet the leader of a country known for its oppression of women? The first lady chose a fairly conservative outfit...
  • White House drops plan to scale back college savings tax benefits

    The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made the proposal last week as part of his State of the Union...
  • In San Francisco's close quarters, political giants are bred

    In San Francisco's close quarters, political giants are bred
    This is a city of 47 square miles, 800,000 people and millions of deeply held, fiercely fought convictions. Spilling down its hillsides to the westernmost edge of the country, San Francisco is the closest thing to an East Coast enclave set along the...
  • Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. On Thursday, the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet the prime minister...
  • Tom Steyer's exit shifts Senate race focus to Antonio Villaraigosa

    With billionaire Tom Steyer opting out of California’s U.S. Senate race on Thursday, the most likely major rival for Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appears to be former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. For now, Harris is the lone major...