Brazil Lower House Selects Speaker as Parties Vie for Power

  • Over a dozen candidates are running to replace Eduardo Cunha
  • New speaker will be key to the success of government agenda

Brazilian lawmakers will pick a new lower house speaker Wednesday night, as the chamber’s 20-plus political parties spar for power in a Congress that has played a major role in the political crisis.

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