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Brazilian Lawmaker Weighs Possibility of Rousseff Impeachment

The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress said Thursday that he was weighing legal arguments to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, which would be the first effort to oust a sitting president in the country in nearly 23 years. Eduardo Cunha, a leader of the PMDB party that is in charge of deciding whether to move ahead with impeachment, said such proceedings would be a step backward for democracy, but added that he expected a legal analysis on the matter within 30 days. "I...

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