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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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  • 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...
  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
  • Partisanship goes overboard

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles

     Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles
    President Obama's hope of closing out his second term with legacy-shaping achievements on the world stage has invited the same bitter congressional opposition that has long thwarted his domestic agenda, producing a new power struggle that challenges the...
  • State's cohesive delegation confronted with electoral rift

    The fast-moving race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski could divide Maryland's normally cohesive congressional delegation, observers said Tuesday, as two House Democrats began to square off over political ideologies and allegiances. With a...
  • John Boehner's minority government of pragmatic Republicans

    Last week's drama in the House of Representatives, when Speaker John A. Boehner needed Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to rescue him from his own rebellious party, looked like a messy disaster for Republicans. But it could have been worse. If the House...
  • Vernon Watkins dies at 76; rights activist organized UC, city workers

     Vernon Watkins dies at 76; rights activist organized UC, city workers
    Vernon Watkins, a California labor leader and civil rights activist who organized major campaigns aimed at public employees, including a massive effort in the early 1980s that brought 40,000 University of California workers into his union, died Thursday...
  • Essential California: Bill for teachers' health care, tech firms move downtown, tourism boom in Orange County

    Essential California: Bill for teachers' health care, tech firms move downtown, tourism boom in Orange County
    Good morning. It is Monday, March 9. A new website tracks the¬†inter-family drama of the mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains. Here's what else is happening today in the Golden State: ¬† TOP STORIES High cost of teachers’ health care...
  • Bibi does D.C.

    Bibi does D.C.
    That was quite a performance Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives, courtesy of Speaker John Boehner in his continuing campaign to impede and discredit the presidency of Barack Obama. It...