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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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  • Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill

    Union-backed Democrats launched a last-ditch effort Thursday to scuttle President Barack Obama's trade agenda by sacrificing a favored program of their own that retrains workers displaced by international trade. The retraining program is linked to the...
  • Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill

     Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill
    Union-backed Democrats launched a last-ditch effort Thursday to scuttle President Barack Obama's trade agenda by sacrificing a favored program of their own that retrains workers displaced by international trade. The retraining program is linked to the...
  • As fast-track trade vote nears in House, Obama hoping to prevail

    WASHINGTON As the House of Representatives prepared for a showdown vote Friday on President Barack Obama's trade agenda, all eyes were on the undecided. In North Carolina, would Republican Rep. Mark Meadows vote for fast-track trade promotion authority,...
  • Senators offer compromise on domestic surveillance changes

    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee is offering a compromise that would end bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency after a two-year transition period, leaving it up to the House to accept the deal or allow...
  • For Dems who vote yes on trade, Obama offers help in 2016

    As the White House pleads with House Democrats for votes on trade, President Barack Obama is sweetening the deal with an offer of presidential campaign support if Democrats come under fire for their votes from unions and liberals in 2016. Obama has given...
  • Republicans and Dems: You, not us, must pass big trade bill

    Top House Democrats and Republicans say the other party, not theirs, is chiefly responsible for securing enough votes to pass President Barack Obama's ambitious trade agenda. While key Republicans said Thursday that Obama must obtain more Democratic...
  • Both sides expressing confidence in House trade vote fight

    WASHINGTON House Republicans and the White House are expressing confidence they will win final passage of President Barack Obama's fast-track trade bill, though Rep. Rosa DeLauro says she and other opponents shouldn't be counted out. "I believe we have...
  • Cuba removed from U.S. list of terrorism sponsors

    Cuba removed from U.S. list of terrorism sponsors
    The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. Secretary of State...
  • Baltimore, Chambliss, and words: Letters

    Baltimore, Chambliss, and words: Letters
    Balto. post-mortem Some left-wing liberal loony made the observation not too long ago that all cops need to be disarmed. If anyone needs proof of the lunacy of that statement, they need look no further than Baltimore. Once my favorite city in the...
  • Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle

    Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle
    In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final moment. The 62-38 vote,...
  • Votes on Israel divide Edwards, Van Hollen

    Votes on Israel divide Edwards, Van Hollen
    Rep. Donna F. Edwards is facing criticism from Maryland's Jewish community for votes she has taken on Israel during her tenure in the House — positions that some believe will limit her support from an important constituency in her bid for the...