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Juncker Elected President of European Commission

The executive arm of the European Union will soon have a new chief. Jean-Claude Juncker, longtime prime minister of Luxembourg, earned the endorsement of European lawmakers in an overwhelming vote Tuesday in Strasbourg, France. He takes the post over from Jose Manuel Barroso on November 1.    Addressing parliament shortly before the vote, Juncker vowed to work with European lawmakers, champion the euro, and meet challenges ahead that range from instability in Ukraine to...

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