Nancy Pelosi gives eight-hour speech - longest in more than a century
Top US HouseDemocrat Nancy Pelosi made history on 07 February 2018 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.
In her speech, Pelosi called on lawmakers to pass the DREAM Act. She informed that its a bill that would grant legal status to undocumented young people who came to the US as children often called Dreamers.
The previous record was Champ Clark of Missouri, who spoke for five hours and 15 minutes in the year 1909.
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