House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s office alerted reporters today that she’s sending a Congressional delegation to the beleaguered Republic of Georgia to meet with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. The delegation, arriving tomorrow, includes House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman George Miller, D-Martinez, and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman, D-Van Nuys.
Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.