Speaker of the House
Pelosi, a Baltimore native who represents San Francisco, is being recognized for 25 years in politics and for being the nation’s first female House speaker.
For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke about her 25 years representing San Francisco in Congress, including her time as Speaker of the House, at the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday.
A bill that would ban lawmakers from using nonpublic information to made stock trades is gaining momentum in congress, weeks after former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers were featured in a “60 Minutes” report.
Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, who is poised to move from speaker to minority leader in the next Congress, got an earful from some rank-and-file colleagues who said the party must change leaders.
In a fresh sign of turmoil among defeated Democrats, a growing number of the rank and file say they won’t support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a politically symbolic roll call when the new Congress meets in January.
Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.