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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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  • School testing, Obamacare and Netanyahu: Letters

    School testing, Obamacare and Netanyahu: Letters
    Mining data from kids The Common Core curriculum is all about creating national standards. It already affects those throughout the country who home-school. It would be naive to think there is no intention for it to affect private schools. There will...
  • Boehner couldn't be doing a better job — of helping Democrats

    Boehner couldn't be doing a better job — of helping Democrats
    It's just a few weeks into the new era of "Republican control" of Congress, and who could have predicted how things would turn out? It was just back in November when the pundits were endlessly pontificating about the demise of the Democratic Party, and...
  • Bibi's speech, Obama's answer, and political theater

    As advertised, Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to the joint session of Congress with a Republican show conceived by Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer with the avid cooperation of Speaker John Boehner. For Bibi, it was a powerful campaign speech for the...
  • Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate

    Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate
    As she weighs a decision to run for U.S. Senate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she’s considering whether she can serve Baltimore better in her current job or in Congress. Rawlings-Blake, who is in her first full term, declined to...
  • Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'

    Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." But President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ire over Netanyahu's speech, but Democrats hope to limit fallout

    Ire over Netanyahu's speech, but Democrats hope to limit fallout
    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...
  • 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...