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Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Before being elected Speaker in the 110th Congress, she was the House Minority Leader from 2003 to 2007, holding the post during the 108th and 109th Congresses.

Since 1987, she has represented the 8th Congressional District of California, which consists of four-fifths of the City and County of San Francisco. The district was numbered as the 5th during Pelosi's first three terms in the House. Read More

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (L) talks with President of the Harvey Milk Foundation Stuart Milk (C), next to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, after they unveiled the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in
First Openly U.S. Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk Honoured in Stamp (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

Harvey Milk, the U.S.'s first openly gay rights activist elected into office, has been given honours in a new U.S. postage stamp. (May 23)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, UNITED NATIONS, WHITE HOUSE, CIVIL RIGHTS, SUPREME COURT

Tello points to a sign outside a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California
Over 7 Million Signed Up for Obamacare, White House Claims

By IBTimes AU

U.S. President Barack Obama and his team apparently celebrated a victory over the Republican scepticism over Obamacare as the White House declared that over 7 million people had signed up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act. (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE

Who is The Man Behind Celebrities Death Hoaxes?

By IBTimes AU

As actor Rowan Atkinson also known as Mr. Bean is the latest star who has become a victim of celebrity death hoax. We have here compiled a list of celebrities who have faced the similar death hoax in the past and pulled back the curtain to reveal the man behind all the hoaxes. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, KIM KARDASHIAN, OPRAH WINFREY, BRITNEY SPEARS

Food Stamp Cuts Hit One in Seven Americans While Congress Prepares Harsher Blow

By IBTimes UK

Charities bracing for rollback in aid and more cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (Nov 01)

MORE TOPICS: CONGRESS

US Government Shutdown: Senate Leaders Optimistic About Raising Debt Ceiling

By IBTimes UK

US would default on its debt if ceiling is not raised before 17 October. (Oct 15, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IMF, JOE BIDEN, WHITE HOUSE

‘Perpetually Horny’ New York Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner Admits more Online Affairs

By IBTimes UK

Sydney Leathers says she felt manipulated by ‘foolish’ Democrat former congressman. (Jul 26, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: HILLARY CLINTON, NEW YORK, MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ADDICTION, CONGRESS

NSA Chief Claims Secret Surveillance Program Stopped 'A Bajillion' Terror Plots

By Natural News

Gen. Keith Alexander testified before a House committee on intelligence this week, claiming the NSA's secret surveillance program is keeping America safe because it has already stopped "a bajillion" terror plots. (Jun 24, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, BEN BERNANKE, GOLDMAN SACHS, INSIDER TRADING, CONGRESS

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is Forbes’s Most Powerful Woman; Australian PM Julia Gillard 28th on the List, Billionaire Gina Rinehart is 16th

By IBTimes AU

With the way she handled the Greek debt crisis and the strong performance of the German economy amid the euro crisis, it is not surprising that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman. (May 23, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IBM, MEG WHITMAN, MICHELLE OBAMA, HILLARY CLINTON, FACEBOOK

Obama slams IRS actions, calls Benghazi probe a 'sideshow'

By Reuters UK

President Barack Obama on Monday called the targeting of conservative groups by U.S. tax officials "outrageous" and said that any Internal Revenue Service employees involved would be held accountable. (May 14, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, HILLARY CLINTON, WHITE HOUSE, FLORIDA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, LIBYA

House passes cybersecurity bill as privacy concerns linger

By Reuters

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday designed to help companies and the government share information on cyber threats, though concerns linger about the amount of protection the bill offers for private information. (Apr 19, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, GOOGLE INC., APPLE INC., WHITE HOUSE, CISCO SYSTEMS