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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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  • Trade fight galvanizing the Left

    WASHINGTON With the first round of appropriations bills and a possible budget conference report on the House floor this week, the chamber's progressive contingent is looking farther down the road at the storm brewing over so-called Trade Promotion...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why don't more women run for office?

    Why don't more women run for office?
    No congressional seat is owned lock and stock by a family, particularly given public antipathy to those who hold office. But it was tempting to think that might be the case for the Capps family of Santa Barbara. Walter Capps, a UC Santa Barbara religion...
  • Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote

    Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote
    Medicare is poised to overhaul the way it pays physicians and create new systems to reward high-performing doctors under legislation approved by the Senate late Tuesday. The unusually bipartisan bill, which passed the House easily last month, will...
  • Blame the Democrats for Baltimore's struggles

    Blame the Democrats for Baltimore's struggles
    While watching all the hand wringing and finger-pointing going on from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and congressman Elijah Cummings, as well as members of the City Council and others in positions of authority in Baltimore, I want to point out that one...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • Van Hollen, Edwards head toward 2016 primary

    Van Hollen, Edwards head toward 2016 primary
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen secured the endorsement of several Montgomery County officials in his campaign for Senate on Monday and dismissed a pair of national liberal groups that are calling for Rep. Donna F. Edwards to enter the race. Van Hollen, the...
  • Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'

    Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." But President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign...