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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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  • Amendment curbs bolster momentum for Medicare doctors bill

    Curbs on amendments and a desire to resolve an issue that has long plagued lawmakers added momentum Monday to Senate leaders' push toward final congressional approval of legislation reshaping how Medicare reimburses doctors. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.,...
  • Obama's fast-track trade plan forced to slow start by liberals

    WASHINGTON Things got off to a slow start Wednesday for President Barack Obama's fast-track trade plan, which has emerged as one of the most divisive issues facing Democrats in the new Congress. As the Senate Finance Committee prepared to pass the bill,...
  • Congressional Democrats reignite efforts to control money in politics

    WASHINGTON A week after a Florida man illegally landed his gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol to deliver a message on the need for campaign finance reform, U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday announced the "relaunch" of a task force to push toward that same...
  • How should we pay doctors under Medicare?

    In recent weeks, reform legislation that proposes to change how Medicare pays physicians drew much attention. The prod to action was the imminent expiring of the present fee schedule. For many years, Congress had failed to reach agreement about the...
  • 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...
  • Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthrough

    House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy conferred amiably with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Republicans and White House officials slapped each other on the back. By...
  • Republicans shrug off deficit woes in half-trillion-dollar binge

    WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. Congress who came to power pledging tight-fisted budgeting are going on a tax-cut and spending binge that would boost federal deficits by a half-trillion dollars. In part, they're doing it by sidestepping their own...
  • McCarthy uses bully pulpit to spotlight California drought

    WASHINGTON Legislation targeting arcane water rules is not typically the stuff of legacy building for high-profile political figures. But for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shepherding through Congress a bill aimed at easing the water shortage...
  • Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'

    Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'
    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

    Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans. The bill overhauls a 1997 law that aimed to slow...