Feb 7, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Pelosi ends longest-ever speech on House floor

Nancy Pelosi.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke for more than 8 hours Wednesday on the House floor — the longest such speech on record.

Why it matters: She began speaking about Dreamers and DACA around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, just wrapping up a few minutes ago. She said she will not vote for the proposed budget deal to stave off a government shutdown unless it includes provisions on DACA.

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