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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 leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House...
  • Centrist New Democrats want bigger role in party's message

    WASHINGTON Members of the New Democrat Coalition have struggled for years to make their centrist message heard in the larger, and distinctly more left-leaning, House Democratic Caucus. The 46 self-described "moderate" and "pro-growth" House members in...
  • President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
  • Fate of Obamacare hinges on six words

    WASHINGTON Could a simple six-word sentence fragment, buried deep within hundreds of pages of legislative text, end up destroying Obamacare? It might sound far-fetched at first, but determined opponents think they've found a way to unravel the entire...
  • Josh Rogin and Eli Lake: Democrats in a trap on Netanyahu speech

    Caught between their party loyalty to President Barack Obama and the popularity of Israel in Congress, most Senate Democrats refuse to say whether they will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next...
  • US-Cuba talks head to Washington

    MIAMI The second round of U.S.-Cuba talks, which will be held Friday at the massive limestone Department of State building in a wintery Washington, D.C., is expected to be a nuts-and-bolts negotiating session to restore diplomatic ties between the two...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge

    Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge
    Think you know a lot about the news? Maybe you know nothing about the news. Either way, this column will work out well for you. It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style. This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as: A) One of...
  • Obama asks Congress to back fight against Islamic State, but is vague on limits

    Obama asks Congress to back fight against Islamic State, but is vague on limits
    President Obama formally asked Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State, seeking to put lawmakers on record in support of a Middle East conflict that seems likely to intensify in coming months and last beyond the end of his time...
  • Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'

    Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'
    Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
  • No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department

    House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and...