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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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  • Who will negotiate the budget deal?

    WASHINGTON With a little more than 100 days left to avoid a government shutdown, the federal budget process is about to lurch to a halt and it remains unclear who can get it going again. Senate Democrats are promising to filibuster all of the annual...
  • Obama, GOP try to revive trade agenda, but hurdles await

    President Barack Obama and his legislative allies scrambled Monday for ways to revive his severely wounded trade agenda, although Democrats and Republicans alike said all options face serious hurdles. Obama talked with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio....
  • Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill

     Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill
    Union-backed Democrats launched a last-ditch effort Thursday to scuttle President Barack Obama's trade agenda by sacrificing a favored program of their own that retrains workers displaced by international trade. The retraining program is linked to the...
  • NY lawmakers reach agreement on campus sex assault policy

    New York state leaders have reached a deal to impose a new campus sexual assault policy on private colleges and universities. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the deal Tuesday after negotiating the details with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate...
  • APNewsBreak: GOP leaders putting together trade rescue plan

    After talks with President Barack Obama, top Republican leaders in Congress put together a quick rescue plan Tuesday for highly controversial, White House-backed trade legislation that Democrats derailed in the House last week. Officials said House...
  • Fast-track trade bill to get another vote in Congress on Thursday

    Fast-track trade bill to get another vote in Congress on Thursday
    Trying to salvage President Obama's trade agenda, Republican leaders in Congress plan to vote again Thursday on legislation giving the president fast-track negotiating authority, sidestepping House Democrats’ opposition and leaving the future of a...
  • The latest on NY Legislature: Coverage for pregnancy backed

    9:30 p.m. (EDT) The New York Assembly and Senate have approved legislation that would make pregnancy an event allowing immediate enrollment in commercial insurance plans either on or off New York's health exchange. Enrollment periods are generally...
  • Mailbag: Watchful neighbors are the best protection

    Two questions asked at a recent community meeting prompted these thoughts. First, I have concerns about Assembly Bill 109 and early prisoner release. AB 109 has hurt our communities, and now Proposition 47, which deals with reduced penalties for some...
  • Tubman, Perkins or Roosevelt? Woman on $10 bill campaign begins

    WASHINGTON An abolitionist. The longest-serving first lady. The Labor secretary through the Great Depression. The founder of the Girl Scouts. These are some of the candidates to be the first woman on U.S. currency notes in more than a century. Treasury...
  • For many, Harriet Tubman should be face of new $10 bill

    For many, Harriet Tubman should be face of new $10 bill
    With U.S. Treasury officials committing to a putting a woman on a redesigned $10 bill, a front-runner for that numismatic honor appears to be Maryland's own Harriet Tubman. The woman who was born into slavery on an Eastern Shore plantation and became the...
  • Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message

    Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday, while many of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely. "I don't want to be disrespectful, but I don't consider him...