in the afternoon. Growing up in the mayor's house, we would get the early "bulldog," then later editions; it was part of our routine. Getting the papers throughout the day gave my brothers and me an early experience in 24/7 news -- locally, nationally and globally.
The news was certainly of interest, but I fondly remember also reading reports of ships coming into the port of Baltimore, the times of sunrise and sunset, the phases of the moon and, of course, the comics.
Nancy Pelosi is the minority leader in the U.S. House; from 2007-2011, she served as speaker of the House, the first woman to do so. She was born and raised in Baltimore, where both her father and her brother served as mayor.