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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

Top Nancy Pelosi Articles

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  • Blue Dog Democrats hang tight

    WASHINGTON The Blue Dog Coalition of moderate House Democrats is reaching a turning point in its 20-year history, after losing more than a third of its members by the end of 2014 through retirements and election defeats. It's now down to a dozen returning...
  • House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'

    House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'
    House Republicans approved a measure Thursday that aims to ‎block the Obama administration from moving to shield millions from deportation, a largely symbolic legislative response to the president's new immigration policy that reflects lawmakers'...
  • Zealous conservatives appear unlikely to compromise in next Congress

    After November's midterm election, polls found that most Americans wanted their members of Congress to seek compromise — anything to end the gridlock that has plagued Washington. An NBC-Wall Street Journal survey found that even among Republicans,...
  • Ruppersberger nearing end of 12-year run on House intel committee

    Ruppersberger nearing end of 12-year run on House intel committee
    When Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the House committee that oversees the nation's intelligence agencies, Osama bin Laden was still alive, Edward Snowden was still in college and the government's response to the threat of cyber attacks was still...
  • Memory of feeling penalized for being a mother

    The article “Expectant mom wants to test rule at bar exam” (Page 1, Nov. 25) brought back memories for me of my experience in 1993, when my son was 1 month old and I was scheduled to argue a case before the Illinois Supreme Court. In early...
  • 3-time Pelosi opponent not your typical Republican

    This self-regarding city loves its celebrities, be they dandified politician, techie billionaire or quirky sports hero. John Dennis is none of those things. Not a single head turns as he enters one of his regular lunch spots, passing the long mahogany...
  • Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls. Instead of reaching out to Republicans who won control of next year's Congress Nov. 4, he's charged ahead...
  • Democrats erred by pursuing health reform too soon, senator says

    In a speech diagnosing his party's political missteps in 2014, a top Senate Democrat reached back to the decision to pursue an overhaul of the health system in late 2009 as an example of how the party took its focus off middle-class priorities, saying...
  • Beware of those claiming to be better than us

    Beware of those claiming  to be better than us
    Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got Obamacare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Gruber said,...
  • House Republicans sue President Obama over healthcare law

    House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against President Obama over his healthcare law, Speaker John Boehner announced Friday, making good on a resolution passed in July. The lawsuit, filed Friday, is the first legal challenge of its kind by a chamber...
  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...