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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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  • 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...
  • What's old is new again: Abortion fights stymie two bills in Congress

    What's old is new again: Abortion fights stymie two bills in Congress
    Like bickering siblings who keep quibbling over childhood slights, Republicans and Democrats keep finding new ways to fight over abortion. The latest episodes involve Republicans' attempt to apply the long-standing limitation on federal funding for...
  • 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...
  • State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run

    State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run
    After 14 years in Congress, Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank is finally getting the kind of coverage that ambitious politicians crave: CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC and NPR have all come calling in recent weeks. Schiff's newly acquired media platform —...
  • Congress, it's time to end the 'doc fix' charade

    Congress, it's time to end the 'doc fix' charade
    You may notice your doctor is a little more distracted than usual. Even edgy. Maybe that's because a 21 percent cut in physicians' Medicare fees kicked in Wednesday. The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly to stop that pay cut. But the Senate left town on a...
  • Reaction from around the world to nuclear deal with Iran

    Iran, the United States and five other world powers said Thursday they had reached an agreement outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program to block it from developing atomic weapons. It directs negotiators to work toward a final accord by this summer....
  • Wasserman Schultz decides against running for U.S. Senate

    Wasserman Schultz decides against running for U.S. Senate
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Tuesday she won't be a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016. Her moves leaves Democrats without their highest profile potential candidate for the seat...
  • Rare Boehner-Pelosi health care compromise deserves applause

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, March 31: Wonder of wonders: House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compromised on crucial health care legislation last week for the good of all Americans,...
  • Remembrance of Clintons past

    Remembrance of Clintons past
    An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America's regulatory and redistributive...
  • Tammy Duckworth announces Illinois Senate bid

    Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth announced Monday she will run for Senate, giving Democrats a top-tier candidate in a must-win seat in 2016. "I'm running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it's time for Washington to be held accountable, and to...
  • Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity

    Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity
    The surprise retirement of Sen. Harry Reid, the gritty top Democrat in Congress, risks unraveling perhaps the biggest accomplishment of his combative decade in leadership: keeping unruly Democrats united in support of President Obama's agenda and...