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Thu Feb 8, 2018, 06:52 AM

Pelosi gives longest US House speech in more than a century


Top US House Democrat Nancy Pelosi made history Wednesday by delivering the longest address to the chamber in at least 108 years, speaking for more than eight hours about protecting young undocumented migrants from deportation.

The veteran California Democrat, who turns 78 next month, took the floor at 10:04 am (1504 GMT) and began to speak.

And she kept speaking. And speaking. And speaking.

Eight hours and seven minutes later, at 6:11 pm, she relinquished the floor -- an entire day at her desk in four-inch (10-centimeter) heels and consuming nothing but water, according to an aide.

Gotta love the stamina and commitment!

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bigbrother05 Feb 2018 #1

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Thu Feb 8, 2018, 09:39 AM

1. But I thought she was irrelevant?

in case it's needed

Well done Ms. Pelosi!

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