Pelosi, Clinton among attendees at memorial reception for Ellen Tauscher
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SPOTTED: Two Democratic powerhouses — Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDon't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Hillicon Valley: Officials worry about Nevada caucus technology after Iowa | Pelosi joins pressure campaign on Huawei | Workers at Kickstarter vote to unionize | Bezos launches B climate initiative Pelosi joins pressure campaign on Huawei MORE (Calif.) and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton asked if she'd be Bloomberg's vice president: 'Oh no' Trump launches three-day campaign rally blitz Free Roger Stone MORE — honoring the life of former Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-Calif.), during a memorial reception chat with the late congresswomen's daughter.

Clinton and Pelosi were eyed smiling as they talked with Katherine Tauscher Monday at Cafe Milano in Georgetown.


Tauscher, an ex-lawmaker and State Department official, died last month of pneumonia at 67.

The reception followed a memorial service at the National Cathedral. Other guests gathered at the Georgetown hotspot to share memories of Tauscher with her daughter and the lawmaker's siblings included: former Rep. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyCNBC anchor Caruso-Cabrera to challenge Ocasio-Cortez in primary Ocasio-Cortez: 'Impossible' to find a good bacon, egg and cheese in DC Ocasio-Cortez defends decision not to pay dues to House Democratic campaign arm MORE (D-N.Y.), former Energy Secretary Ernest MonizErnest Jeffrey MonizFormer diplomat Yovanovitch wins award for her work Al Franken to host SiriusXM radio show Two years after Harvey's devastation, the wake-up call has not been heeded MORE, Janet Napolitano, former Sen. Chuck Robb (D-Va.), Rep. Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaOvernight Health Care: House panel advances legislation on surprise medical bills | Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue over Trump abortion coverage rule | CDC identifies 13th US patient with coronavirus House panel advances bipartisan surprise billing legislation despite divisions Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — House committees unveil surprise billing legislation | US waiting for China to accept coronavirus help | Facebook vows to fight vaccine misinformation after child's death MORE (D-Fla.), Tammy Haddad, Cafe Milano owner Franco Nuchese, Greta Van Susteren, former White House Chief of Protocol Capricia Marshall, and former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, among others.