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Ranking US Congresswoman Sets Record With Marathon Speech

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has conducted a rare “filibuster,” speaking for more than eights hours in the Congress to try and force Republicans to bring up an immigration bill in the chamber.  The California Democrat started talking shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday, saying that Democrats would oppose any funding bill unless House Speaker Paul Ryan agrees to bring a bipartisan immigration bill to the House floor for a vote. A filibuster is a prolonged speech that...

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