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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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  • Blame the Democrats for Baltimore's struggles

    Blame the Democrats for Baltimore's struggles
    While watching all the hand wringing and finger-pointing going on from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and congressman Elijah Cummings, as well as members of the City Council and others in positions of authority in Baltimore, I want to point out that one...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...
  • Romney a no-go in 2016; GOP newcomer 'may have a better chance'

    Romney a no-go in 2016; GOP newcomer 'may have a better chance'
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not run for president in 2016, catching even some of his closest supporters by surprise and scrambling the race for the Republican Party nomination. Two weeks after he publicly...
  • Waiting for Loretta Lynch

    Waiting for Loretta Lynch
    We all have things we'd rather not read and don't have to read — the brochure that comes with the electric bill, the nutrition information for a Little Caesars bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza, "Paradise Lost." Members of Congress have the same...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lawmakers expect resistance to granting Obama war powers against Islamic State

    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...
  • Speak Out

    Bob of Oak Forest states that legislators aligned with the "Democratic Chicago Machine" have "misused our money for decades." While true, he forgets that Republicans are also in the legislature and were happy to go along with the misuse of funds. If...
  • Van Hollen, Edwards head toward 2016 primary

    Van Hollen, Edwards head toward 2016 primary
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen secured the endorsement of several Montgomery County officials in his campaign for Senate on Monday and dismissed a pair of national liberal groups that are calling for Rep. Donna F. Edwards to enter the race. Van Hollen, the...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...