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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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  • 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...
  • Pope Francis to address Congress, a milestone that could have many holding their breath

    In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall. That sets the stage for an oration by an outspoken pontiff whose views on immigration and global warming clash with...
  • Some Democrats might skip Netanyahu talk to Congress

    WASHINGTON House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to use the B-word Thursday when talking about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress next month. Amid reports that several congressional...
  • In milestone, Pope Francis to become 1st pontiff to address Congress

    In milestone, Pope Francis to become 1st pontiff to address Congress
    In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall. That sets the stage for an oration by an outspoken pontiff whose views on immigration and global warming clash with...
  • All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other

    All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other
    Latinos feel insulted by blacks. Angelenos are suspicious of San Franciscans. Democrats are squabbling. It's inevitable. It's the unintended consequence of one-party domination in California. Democrats have conquered Republicans. So they're turning on...
  • House Democrats express displeasure to Israeli ambassador over Netanyahu's upcoming speech

    Israel's ambassador to the United States got an earful on Wednesday from seven House Democrats angered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acceptance of a Republican invitation to address Congress next month. Ron Dermer met privately with Jewish...
  • Israeli officials, U.S. lawmakers meet amid fuss over Netanyahu visit

    Top Israeli officials worked the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday amid continued fallout from House Speaker John A. Boehner's decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Some Democrats say they are considering...
  • Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'

    Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'
    With the possible exception of a Hollywood celebrity following in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican candidate has as much chance getting elected to the U.S. Senate from California as a Southern Baptist has to become pope. The only way...
  • Deep-sixing 529s could add up to zero for tax overhaul

    WASHINGTON In divided government, it's nothing special for a presidential budget to be immediately dismissed as dead on arrival in Congress. It's much rarer for the president himself to whack an important piece of his budget a full week before delivery....
  • When it comes to PACs, Jeb has won the battle

    Ready or not, the 2016 presidential race is upon us. Voters have months and months to monitor campaigns before deciding which candidates deserve nomination. But if you judge potential candidates by the cleverness and quality of the names given to the...
  • House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat
    House Democrats gathered at a strategy retreat this week in dire need of a pep talk, after seeing their influence sharply reduced by last year's election and enduring a number of internal debates that eroded morale. They got one from President Obama,...