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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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  • Suburban Republicans hope to wrest congressional seats from Democrats

    Suburban Republicans hope to wrest congressional seats from Democrats
    Chicago’s suburbs this fall aren’t expected to be quite the congressional battleground they were two years ago, but Republicans are pushing ahead after Tuesday’s primary election as the party tries to take back three seats Democrats...
  • White House Hosts Screening of 'Cesar Chavez'

    President Obama made brief remarks before the screening of "Cesar Chavez," but he didn't stay to see the movie. He told a gathering of more than 100 people at a White House screening that he planned to watch it with his wife and daughters away in China....
  • Geraldine Ferraro's lasting legacy

    On Friday, the Showtime cable-television channel will air "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," a documentary about her 1984 race for vice president. Although she was defeated, it was a seminal moment in politics that was validated by the subsequent...
  • GOP candidates battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller

    GOP candidates battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller
    Four Democrats have been battling for months over who was best suited to challenge Rep. Gary  Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) for his Inland Empire congressional seat. But when Miller announced in February that he wouldn't seek another term, he...
  • No. 2 House Democrat Hoyer predicts party will retake chamber

    WASHINGTON -- A top Democrat predicted his party will retake the House majority in midterm elections this fall, starting with a special election next month in Florida's 13th District. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said he...
  • Republican Party wing creates 18 fake websites for Democrats

    Republican Party wing creates 18 fake websites for Democrats
    If you support Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s bid for reelection, stay away from annkirkpatrick.com. The site might greet visitors with a welcoming photo of the Arizona congresswoman and a screaming “Kirkpatrick for Congress” logo,...
  • 'All the Way's' Bryan Cranston Didn't Want to do an 'Impersonation' of LBJ

    New York came out in force for the premiere of "All The Way," a new play about the early years of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, starring Bryan Cranston at the Neil Simon Theatre. The play marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act...
  • Rep. Issa apologizes to Democrat Cummings over handling of hearing

    Rep. Issa apologizes to Democrat Cummings over handling of hearing
    WASHINGTON – The House Republican majority shot down a Democratic effort Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House oversight committee, for the "disrespectful manner" in which he adjourned a hearing as the panel’s top...
  • Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'

    Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi brushed back the assertions of leading Republicans that the former NSA contractor who leaked details of American spying was a “traitor,” but said Friday that Edward Snowden needs to return and face trial,...
  • Competitive California congressional races attract millions

    Highly competitive congressional races in California, attracting interest across the nation, were already drawing many millions of dollars in donations even before the election year began, according to new campaign reports. From the Bay Area to San...
  • Kashkari, challenging Brown, seeks silver lining in TARP program

     Kashkari, challenging Brown, seeks silver lining in TARP program
    A Republican who wants to be California's governor is staking his bid on having run the $700-billion federal bank bailout — even as GOP candidates across the nation distance themselves from the highly unpopular program. As he courts voters, former...
  • C'mon millennials: Let's flex our political muscle and demand economic justice

    C'mon millennials: Let's flex our political muscle and demand economic justice
    This week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi indicated that Democrats would attempt to pass a proposed federal minimum wage hike using an obscure House parliamentary procedure. Called a “discharge petition,” the tactic brings a bill —...