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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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  • Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress

    Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress
    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • 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...
  • In milestone, Pope Francis to become 1st pontiff to address Congress

    In milestone, Pope Francis to become 1st pontiff to address Congress
    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...
  • All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other

    All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other
    Latinos feel insulted by blacks. Angelenos are suspicious of San Franciscans. Democrats are squabbling. It's inevitable. It's the unintended consequence of one-party domination in California. Democrats have conquered Republicans. So they're turning on...
  • House Democrats express displeasure to Israeli ambassador over Netanyahu's upcoming speech

    Israel's ambassador to the United States got an earful on Wednesday from seven House Democrats angered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acceptance of a Republican invitation to address Congress next month. Ron Dermer met privately with Jewish...
  • Israeli officials, U.S. lawmakers meet amid fuss over Netanyahu visit

    Top Israeli officials worked the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday amid continued fallout from House Speaker John A. Boehner's decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Some Democrats say they are considering...