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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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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California budget after smooth process

    Bringing a swift end to a low-key budget process, Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's new $156.3-billion spending plan on Friday. He made almost no vetoes when approving the budget, which expands preschool to more poor children, increases welfare...
  • Obama's bid to deport children complicates immigration reform effort

    Obama's bid to deport children complicates immigration reform effort
    President Obama's surprise request that Congress give him authority to quickly deport thousands of Central American children illegally crossing the border is likely to renew the on-again, off-again immigration reform debate that many Republicans had hoped...
  • Pelosi backs Obama on Bergdahl exchange

    Pelosi backs Obama on Bergdahl exchange
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi today defended President Barack Obama’s decision to swap five suspected Taliban members for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without notifying Congress and said she would have supported the move if it had been done...
  • House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel. Pelosi’s...
  • S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation

    S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation
    Supporters of San Francisco’s embattled community college are waiting to learn if a proposed policy change will keep the school from being stripped of accreditation next month. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
  • Comcast investor meeting draws protest over Time Warner Cable deal

    Comcast investor meeting draws protest over Time Warner Cable deal
    Comcast Corp. was hoping to focus on its financial achievements and the benefits of its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable during its annual shareholders meeting, but the cable giant continues to be dogged by concerns that it is already too big and...
  • Party doesn't govern lawmakers' stance on net neutrality -- money does

    It's tempting to think of the network neutrality battle as one fought in Washington along party lines -- after all, that's true of almost everything in the capital. But recent research by the campaign finance analysts at MapLight show that the reality...
  • Postage stamp honoring slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk unveiled

    Family, admirers and political leaders gathered at the White House in Washington on Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.  The first-day-of-issue dedication took place on what would have been...
  • Joel McHale: Chris Christie 'Very Cool' About WHCA Jokes

    Joel McHale said that Chris Christie "was very cool" about being the biggest target of his performance at the White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, and the New Jersey governor even told the comedian afterward that his material was "really funny."...
  • Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner

    Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner
    So how bad was last year for President Obama? “Things got so bad,” the president said, “the 47% called Mitt Romney to apologize.” That got a big laugh, as did other self-deprecating remarks — and stinging jabs at...
  • Graffiti, Benghazi, and freedom of speech: Letters

    Graffiti on SunRail route My wife and I took our two grandsons, ages 9 and 7, for a ride on SunRail on opening day. Despite the crowds and the delays, it was a great adventure and a chance for them to be part of history in the making. Perhaps, 60...
  • House overwhelmingly approves bill to curb NSA domestic spying

    House overwhelmingly approves bill to curb NSA domestic spying
    Dismayed by the extent of the government's post-Sept. 11 surveillance activities, which many of them had previously voted to authorize, House lawmakers Thursday approved new restrictions on the National Security Agency that amount to the most sweeping...