Party Politics Brings Shift in Congress: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Palácio do Planalto, (Brazil’s version of the White House), confirmed that it has swapped Romero Jucá and Cândido Vaccarezza, for Eduardo Braga and Arlindo Chinaglia, as leaders of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies respectively.

It is believed to be a strategic move on the part of Dilma Rousseff to take control of a fractious government which is using its voting power to communicate dissatisfaction over what Jucá called, “budgetary matters,” (according to an article by Agência Brasil), and the distribution . . .

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