Rousseff Hangs by a Thread After Losing Impeachment Vote

  • President may have to temporarily step down within 15 days
  • Rousseff open to dialogue, but not demoralized by vote

Brazil's Impeachment Motion Moves to the Senate

Dilma Rousseff’s presidency is hanging by a thread after Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted in favor of her impeachment, a decision that cheered investors just as it threatens to bring down the curtain on 13 years of leftist rule.

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