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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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  • Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Netanyahu

    Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Netanyahu
    Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he's invited Israel's prime minister to stand before Congress and push for new sanctions against its archenemy Iran. Boehner's decision to bring Benjamin Netanyahu...
  • Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations

    Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County lawmaker frequently at the center of Democratic messaging on the economy, will serve as the top campaign fundraiser for House Democrats in the next election. Long viewed as a rising star in the...
  • Dems angered by Netanyahu's upcoming speech, but hope to limit harm to party, US-Israel ties

    The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations. Democrats simmered...
  • How 'Frozen' and Hillary Clinton are destroying manly men

    How 'Frozen' and Hillary Clinton are destroying manly men
    I haven’t been feeling my usual manly self lately. I keep messing things up in a clumsily absurd fashion and feel an overwhelming desire to spend time with a large and inordinately expressive reindeer. I wasn’t sure what brought on this...
  • Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate

    Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate
    Maybe Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, has edged toward a run for the newly open U.S. Senate seat in 2016 for all the reasons he offered last weekend: that Californians are struggling to make ends meet and that the "needs of the people"...
  • Biden will skip Netanyahu Congress speech along with Obama

    WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden is the latest Democrat to say he'll skip the speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next month to a joint session of Congress. Biden will be traveling internationally when Netanyahu speaks at the...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's bad week could have long-term repercussions

     Rep. Aaron Schock's bad week could have long-term repercussions
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's flamboyance caught up with him this week, when the "Downton Abbey" makeover of his congressional digs metastasized into a case study for disastrous political communications. The new decor triggered an ethics complaint against the...
  • Democrats' boycott of Netanyahu gains

    WASHINGTON The head of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday he will boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled address to a joint session of Congress next month, joining a small band of Democrats skipping the event that could...
  • Lawmakers expect resistance to granting Obama war powers against Islamic State

    Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress will face some resistance in a vote to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants despite international outrage over video of militants beheading their captives and burning one...
  • Pope Francis to address Congress, a milestone that could have many holding their breath

    In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall. That sets the stage for an oration by an outspoken pontiff whose views on immigration and global warming clash with...
  • Some Democrats might skip Netanyahu talk to Congress

    WASHINGTON House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to use the B-word Thursday when talking about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress next month. Amid reports that several congressional...