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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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  • When it comes to PACs, Jeb has won the battle

    Ready or not, the 2016 presidential race is upon us. Voters have months and months to monitor campaigns before deciding which candidates deserve nomination. But if you judge potential candidates by the cleverness and quality of the names given to the...
  • House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat
    House Democrats gathered at a strategy retreat this week in dire need of a pep talk, after seeing their influence sharply reduced by last year's election and enduring a number of internal debates that eroded morale. They got one from President Obama,...
  • Romney a no-go in 2016; GOP newcomer 'may have a better chance'

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not run for president in 2016, catching even some of his closest supporters by surprise and scrambling the race for the Republican Party nomination. Two weeks after he publicly...
  • Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees

    Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees
    What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown. In 2002...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
  • Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear

    Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear
    As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
  • Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo

    Mourners pay respects to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo
    Mourners lined up Monday to pay their respects to the late Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who built a political career on his eloquent advocacy for the common man. Dignitaries in attendance included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...
  • Ruppersberger loses seat on Intelligence Committee

    Ruppersberger loses seat on Intelligence Committee
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, a member of the House Intelligence Committee for a record 12 years, lost his seat on the panel Thursday when House Democratic leaders appointed a replacement. The Baltimore County lawmaker, who served four years beyond...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • House narrowly averts government shutdown, Senate up next

    House narrowly averts government shutdown, Senate up next
    The House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill despite strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial provisions. The vote followed a long day of drama and discord on...
  • Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms

    Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms
    Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive. The complaints from House of Representatives...