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US Congresswoman Sets Record With Marathon Speech

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi conducted a rare "filibuster" speaking for more than seven hours in Congress on Wednesday to try to force Republicans to bring up an immigration bill in the chamber. The California Democrat, who turns 78 next month, started talking shortly after 10 a.m., saying that Democrats would oppose any funding bill unless House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, agreed to bring a bipartisan immigration bill to the House floor for a...

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