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Demonstrators protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 17. The banner reads: "Out Temer."

Brazilians are outraged and talking impeachment again

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Little over eight months since they impeached their last president, now Brazil’s Michel Temer is facing demands for impeachment and new elections amid a scandal around alleged illicit payments to a jailed politician.

Dilma Rousseff at one of the final days of her impeachment trial debate before senators voted her out of office.

Brazil’s impeached president: ‘I fought against human suffering, I battled inequality’

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff attends Senate on Monday in her final defense before impeachment.

Powerful moments from Dilma Rousseff’s last effort to stop impeachment

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Brazil could impeach Dilma Rousseff this week

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Senate Brasilia impeach Dilma

Behind the Olympic spectacle, Brazil’s political games continue

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Women shout slogans during a protest against Brazil's interim President Michel Temer and in support of suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 17.

Could Brazil get its president back?

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President Dilma Rousseff was suspended but not yet impeached. There’s still a very, very slim chance she could return to her seat of power.

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil just pulled a 360 on impeachment. Here’s what it means.


The impeachment process seemed like it was suddenly off — until it was back on. President Dilma Rousseff may be suspended from office by the end of the week.

Brazilians in favor of impeaching President Dilma Rousseff cheered with each vote in favor in the lower house of Congress in Brazil on April 17.

Who actually wins if Brazil impeaches its president?

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Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. And yet, winners and losers are not so clearly defined in this political crisis.

Congressional committee members celebrate after voting to go ahead with impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia on April 11.

Half of Brazil’s presidential impeachment committee faces corruption charges

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One look at Brazil’s Congress, and you might wonder who’s in worse trouble.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Dilma’s doom: Why Brazil’s leader is inching toward impeachment

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President Dilma Rousseff’s biggest coalition partner just dumped her, and the party’s already planning sweeping changes if it takes power.