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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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  • Congress tries to fix Medicare 'doc fix' before it fixes to leave town

    WASHINGTON With deep pockets and huge memberships, politically influential physician organizations think they're on the cusp of achieving something they've aggressively sought for years: a congressional cure for a Medicare payment system that regularly...
  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as they move toward permanently ending the nagging annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians. Yet each side is...
  • 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...
  • On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on...
  • Grave issues on Iran cited by 367 House members in letter

    WASHINGTON A letter signed by 367 U.S. House members to President Barack Obama highlights what they describe as "grave and urgent issues" relating to negotiations to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions. The letter, dated March 20 and released Monday by...
  • Potent groups take sides on bipartisan House Medicare plan

    A budding bipartisan deal to shelter physicians from Medicare cuts, championed by the House's two top leaders, is drawing powerful allies including the American Medical Association and a rainbow of conservative and liberal groups. House aides released an...
  • Hospitals, tax-scofflaw docs targeted in House Medicare deal

    House aides released an outline late Friday of an emerging bipartisan deal shielding physicians from Medicare cuts and pumping more funds to popular programs for children's health and community health centers. In a first hint of some of the measure's...
  • Rep. Murtha's memory honored with namesake ship

    The memory of a longtime Pennsylvania congressman was honored on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the christening of a vessel at Ingalls Shipbuilding. The John P. Murtha — a 25,000-ton amphibious transport dock — had been under construction...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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...