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Brazil's Congress Names Impeachment Panel Stacked Against Rousseff

The lower house of Brazil's Congress voted Tuesday to appoint a committee stacked with opponents of President Dilma Rousseff to study whether to impeach her for breaking budget rules, a blow to the leftist leader battling for political survival. In a secret ballot, lawmakers voted 272-199 for a list of committee members drawn up by the opposition and pro-impeachment members of the centrist Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), the biggest party in Rousseff's governing...

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