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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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  • Obama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit

    President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called "the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life." Obama was joined by his wife, Michelle, as they hosted a White House reception for Black History Month....
  • GOP may need House Dems to help resolve DHS funding impasse

    For all the talk of Republican House Speaker John Boehner being trapped by the quarrel over funding the Homeland Security Department, he holds a potential escape key, if he's willing to use it: cooperative Democrats. Aides say he doesn't like it, but...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Pelosi teases Reid with dark glasses

    Comedy on Capitol Hill — the intentional kind, anyway — is pretty rare. But House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi got chuckles Thursday when she started a news conference by donning dark glasses, a teasingly sympathetic gesture to the man...
  • Man of the year: Jonathan Gruber

    It's that time of year when the Man/Woman/Representative Figure of the Year is unveiled. Their pictures show up on magazine covers, the front pages of opinion sections and business quarterlies and whatever other publications choose to make a big to-do...
  • Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear

    Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear
    As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo

    Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo
    Mourners lined up Monday to pay their respects to the late Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who built a political career on his eloquent advocacy for the common man. Dignitaries in attendance included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...
  • Ruppersberger loses seat on Intelligence Committee

    Ruppersberger loses seat on Intelligence Committee
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, a member of the House Intelligence Committee for a record 12 years, lost his seat on the panel Thursday when House Democratic leaders appointed a replacement. The Baltimore County lawmaker, who served four years beyond...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee

    Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He was appointed by House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in a statement cited Schiff’s “impeccable...
  • GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake

    GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake
    In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago. “It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...