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Brazil Deputies Pick New Speaker of Lower House

The lower house of Brazil's congress elected a new speaker Thursday, conservative deputy Rodrigo Maia, who had received half-hearted support from acting President Michel Temer. Maia won 285 votes against 170 for Rogerio Rosso, who is closer to Temer and to disgraced former speaker Eduardo Cunha. Maia's term ends in February. Cunha has led impeachment proceedings against suspended President Dilma Rousseff and expected Rosso to help him avoid losing his congressional seat on...

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