Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of giving a marathon speech supporting Democrats’ attempts to legalize the status of young immigrant “dreamers,” in a bid to pressure Republicans to act.

Her more than eight-hour speech ranked as the longest given by a member of the House of Representatives in at least a century, possibly ever. Here’s the conclusion:

 

And, she did it in 4-inch heels. #GoNancyGo trended on Twitter throughout Wednesday afternoon; American is with the Dreamers and so are we!

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